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Old 08-31-2005, 04:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default mixing IDE and SATA HDDs

I don't think there will be a problem but is it OK having both an IDE HDD and a SATA one?

Also, is this a good secondary HDD?
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Old 08-31-2005, 09:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It is OK to have both IDE & SATA hard drivesn on the same system . I have two of both on my set-up. (SATAs in RAID 0 and the IDEs for some storage.)

As for the "secondary HDD" , it looks fine.
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Old 08-31-2005, 09:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes..you're good to go.

that Seagate is a great HDD, i have the exact one, only w/ 120GB.

good choice!
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