40 or 80?

  britannia310 18:20 23 Mar 2005
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hi out there, can anyone tell me hoy to tell if an ide ribbon cable is 40 or 80 strand?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:37 23 Mar 2005

Both, the 80 strands are for faster drives.

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  Gaz W 18:39 23 Mar 2005

Count them! 40 strand cables have fatter wires, 80 have thinner, that's an easy way to tell once you've seen both.

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