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Old 10-14-2005, 03:23 PM   #1
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alright some others on the forums probably know im building a new comp anyways i just need to kjnow if my hardrive and motherbaord are compatable.

Im getting an evga motherboard with a PATA storage compatability
it says ATA133

but my maxtor hardrive says IDE Ultra ATA133
they work together right im just confused about the IDE and Ultra

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Old 10-14-2005, 08:24 PM   #2
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Its the same thing... anything with ide and ata is compatible cause they use the same cables. theres regular ata (33/66 MB/s - 40/80 pin cable) and ultra ata (133 MB/s - UDMA 5)

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Old 10-14-2005, 09:09 PM   #3
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Your motherboard will support that hard drive.
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