Items tagged with fireball

Oy, those fire-breathing piranha plants from Super Mario; lose your concentration while gaming for one second to punch your brother or sneeze or grab a Cheetoh, and you were toast. A man with too much time on his hands, Caleb Kraft, has created a life-sized version that stands around six feet tall and actually spits fireballs. He built the thing starting with a tube and a frame built from blue construction styrofoam; from there, he used spray foam to built up the body (or is it a head?) and form the lips. With a little spray paint, it actually resembles the piranha plant. Of course, any junior... Read more...
Quantum's Fireball CR EIDE Hard Drive ATA/66... Hot Hardware or Hype? A close look at a new ATA/66 Hard Drive from Quantum   Hard Drive technologies seem to leap frog themselves faster than any other techonolgy in the PC Hardware Arena. What is leading edge technology today will be "old hat" in a matter of months when the next level of performance or density is surpassed and brought to the marketplace. It seems as if 6 month design cycles are common place for drive makers. One of the main bottlenecks in traditional drive systems is the bus interface. SCSI has its advantages over... Read more...
  Quantum's Fireball Plus AS 40 Mainstream ATA100 performance @ 7200 RPM 3/5/01 - By  Dave Altavilla The first two Quantum drives we reviewed here at Hot Hardware, were very high end products with SCSI interfaces and targeted at the Server/Professional market.  Today we are going to look at one from Quantum's "Desktop" offering.  This drive is still targeted at the high end of the segment but with an ATA100 interface, it will most likely find its way to a system the likes of which are configured by many of you loyal Hot Hardware readers. As we all know, both spindle... Read more...