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Old 12-07-2007, 10:51 PM   #1
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OK, so I jsut realized that my mobo has one IDE slot but 2 SATA slots...

the noob i am... I didn't see that and am now stuck out of luck with 2 ATA HDD and 2 CD ROM Drives but with only one IDE cable...


I have made my mind to buy an SATA HDD, however, the question is... my mobo says it supports up to 1.5GB/s. Does that mean I cannot get a HDD that is at 3.0GB/s? If I get a 3.0Gb/s HDD, will it still be useable on the mobo?
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Uh. Get a PCI IDE Card.
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Old 12-07-2007, 11:20 PM   #3
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You could get a 3.0 HDD, most have jumpers you can set to make them work with 1.5
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Yeah, your sata drive will work, just not at 3.0gb/s.
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Old 12-07-2007, 11:26 PM   #5
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You could get a 3.0 HDD, most have jumpers you can set to make them work with 1.5
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