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Old 12-22-2004, 04:00 PM   #1
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I have a question..

1. Whats the difference between a Sata HD and a regular IDE HD?

Whats better overall and why? Any problems I need to know about?
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Old 12-22-2004, 04:07 PM   #2
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Another question, about how much FPS will I be getting at HL2 with a Radeon 9600XT and a AMD 64 3000? thanks....

Also, I have one copy of Windows XP and 2 computers, is it possible to install XP on both of them or is it one copy per computer.... thanks.
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Old 12-22-2004, 04:27 PM   #3
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1. SATA is faster and requires a seperate cable.
2. Good enough to not be choppy.
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Default Re: Need Help.....

I don't know the exact difference between SATA and IDE (yanno like how they work differently or whatever), but I know that SATA is faster and I guess more future-ready.
I dunno exaclty how much FPS you'll get, but it shouldn't be TOO bad, especially if you have a lot of ram.
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Old 12-23-2004, 01:32 AM   #5
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2. Good enough to not be choppy.
what do you mean, whats wrong installing one copy of xp on two comps, will it work properly, any messups, thanks alot....
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