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Old 04-22-2005, 09:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a MSI K8NEO4 PLATNIUM MOBO and i want to use serial hard drive but i need to know what the difference is between SATAll and SATA150 and what my mobo will take. Here is the web site to my mobo

http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p...tinum&class=mb

Any that can help i would appriciate a hole lot. thanks in advanced.
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SATA II is the next generation of SATA hard drives, that can transfer data (with a SATA II compatible mobo) up to 300 MB/s. The regular SATA HDs transfer data at up to 150MB/s.

Im not 100% sure, but I think the SATA II HDs are backwards compatible. Make sure to get further input on the backward-compatibility, though.
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