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Old 02-11-2005, 11:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SATA HDD and IDE HDD in same PC

will this arrangement affect Speed?
I have a new 36gig WD Raptor and an older 20 gig IDE HDD. Will this slow down the Raptor? How would I configure them? Thanks. I am building my second, First computer! I have a DVD burner and DVD rom also. Any help needed. I want to put my OS on the Raptor

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Old 02-11-2005, 01:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm pretty sure it shouldn't affect you. The Raptor spins at 10k rpm, no matter what, and therefore will be faster. Plus the SATA drive is gonna use a different controller altogether. Good call on putting the OS on the Raptor, it's generally a good idea to put the OS on a fast drive.

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