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Old 07-12-2006, 09:44 PM   #1
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Will sata install the same way like a ide hdd?
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Default Re: IDE vs SATA 1.5

No you need a SATA controller and it uses a different cable
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Default Re: IDE vs SATA 1.5

no i meant do i just plug it in and it works? like a ide hdd
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no i meant do i just plug it in and it works? like a ide hdd
oh yeah i believe so
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it depends. If its a clean install, you will need the SATA drivers first as Win XP doesnt come with them. Your BIOS will detect the hard drive though.
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oh ok, because i hav olny worked with ide cable. its gonno be on a custom computer that i am building.
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