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Old 11-09-2006, 05:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I just got my DVD burners and my New SATA HD
but i don't know how should I set IDE ...


I got 2 DVD burners , 1 DVD rom , 1 SATA HD and 1 IDE HD

Should I set the IDE HD to Primary master , then one of the BURNER as Primary Slave..

Then the others optical drive to secondary....

Any other suggestion ? for the best performance...


Another question: I should conside the SATA HD in master or slave also ? Coz i never install a SATA HD before...


thanks
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if you are going to boot off the IDE hdd then i suggest making it the primary master and slaving the DVD-ROM to it then having the two burners on the secondary. if you want to boot from the SATA then it doesn't matter much.
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It doesn't really matter that much where you put them. Just make sure each IDE cable has 1 master & one slave, 2 devices configured to "cable select", or just a single master.

Doesn't matter if the master is a hard disk or cd-rom either.
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