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Old 06-15-2005, 04:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Almost finished upgrading my pc once again, and now the question is should i go ahead and upgrade my hdd's too?

Currently i have a
Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 7200 80 Gig ATA-133 as my master
Maxtor DiamondMax 40 I believe 5400 40 Gig ATA-66 as my slave

My current system will be
ASUS P5AD2 Premium
P4 560J 3.6 Ghz
1024 Mb 533Mhz DDR2 Dual-Channel

Should I go ahead and spend another 150-200 bucks and buy a couple new 120Gb or so SATA HDD's

If i should, would a Raid 0 be a good bet?

Finally does anyone know if you can have ATA drives and SATA drives installed at the same time?

Help is appreciated.

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I think they will work together OK.

This may be a stupid question, but the board does support SATA, doesn't it?


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Old 06-15-2005, 04:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes it has i believe 4 SATA connections, and build in SATA Raid Support
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