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Old 06-13-2004, 12:13 AM   #1
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Question question on IDE and Serial ATA hard drives


I'm planning on installing Mandrake 10 on my machine at home so I plan on adding another hard drive and making my machine a dual boot machine and I'm looking for an IDE hard drive. So I go online and find a cheap hard drive that fits my needs and although it doesn' t say it's IDE it doesn't explicity say that it's serial ATA either. Is this really an IDE compatible hard drive? The address for the hard drive in question is http://store.yahoo.com/justdeals/wl60gb54002m.html Thanks.
 
Old 06-13-2004, 04:01 AM   #2
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Is this really an IDE compatible hard drive?
yes, this is a parallel ATA (IDE) drive with a data transfer rate of 133MB/sec.
 
  


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