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hippiehill 02-05-2009 06:43 PM

how to figure out interface?
 
how dus a person go about finding out the interface they are running?

spywarebanisher 02-05-2009 06:48 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
Wat?

allendale2008 02-05-2009 06:52 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
Wat?

Neodude112320 02-05-2009 07:08 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
What do you mean 'interface'?

hippiehill 02-05-2009 08:35 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
ata-5
ata-6
sata 1.5gb/s
sata 3.0gb/s

isnt that called interface

Neodude112320 02-05-2009 08:46 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
Ahhh ok - Now i get it!

The easiest way is open your computer case and locate your hardrive:

http://217.40.157.99/bhebay/images/I...RDRIVE%202.jpg

If the plug going into it looks like THIS:

http://www.vgmusic.com/faq/gallery/plugs/p-IDE.jpg

It's IDA (ATA)

And if it looks like this:

http://sierra-cables.com/SATA/Images...al-Cable-1.jpg

It's SATA.

hippiehill 02-05-2009 09:56 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
ok so i have ata-5 so i can run ata-6 hard drives but not sata drives correct?

Neodude112320 02-05-2009 09:57 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
Excactly :)

hippiehill 02-05-2009 10:26 PM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
thank you

wol-va-rine 02-06-2009 04:34 AM

Re: how to figure out interface?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Neodude112320 (Post 897776)
Ahhh ok - Now i get it!

The easiest way is open your computer case and locate your hardrive:

http://217.40.157.99/bhebay/images/I...RDRIVE%202.jpg

If the plug going into it looks like THIS:

http://www.vgmusic.com/faq/gallery/plugs/p-IDE.jpg

It's IDA (ATA)

And if it looks like this:

http://sierra-cables.com/SATA/Images...al-Cable-1.jpg

It's SATA.

it's actually IDE...


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