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Old 06-26-2005, 09:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i was wondering if a serial ata hard drive would work with a ide ata 100 hard drive

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Old 06-26-2005, 09:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you mobo supports both, yes.


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Old 06-26-2005, 10:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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what do you mean "work with IDE"

If what you mean is can you have both installed, Yes you can, i have both SATA and IDE on Intel P915PCY motherboard.
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Old 06-27-2005, 12:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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if my mobo supports ata133, is it backwards compatible with older ata interfaces?

Also, can you run both an ata133 and ata100 on the same cable?
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yes you can run both on the same cable, they are backw. comp.
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