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Compare SAS  with SATA

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Dear all expert

I would purchase Direct Attach Storage, and now i am concerning about using SAS or SATA harddisk, does anyone know which one is better, i know that SATA have larger space and cheaper price, i am using that storage for file sharing only, please give comment to it
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Original, we are using Ultra SCSI 320 , with 10Krpm , if i use SATA 7200 RPM< i afraid it will slower IO time
If you are using U320 now then you will see a performance dcrease on I/O with SATA drives

Its all about cost really !

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oh, but if server only acts as file sharing , then will user response big different than before?
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