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Old 11-25-2004, 11:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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are E-IDE the same thing as IDE.. was looking at DVD RW says interface of E-IDE.. thought it was supose to be IDE... will E-IDE work on all motherboards?


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Old 11-25-2004, 11:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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E-Ide is whats used primarily these days. Everyone is just lazy and doesnt call it by its full name and shortens it down to IDE.


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Old 11-25-2004, 11:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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EIDE (Enhanced Intergrated Drive Electronics) is a newer version of IDE. I think the old IDE was limited to 2MB/s.
All modern drives+mobo's use the EIDE interface.
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