Advice about hard drive connections

  triflesterms 22:20 03 Dec 2005


Im looking to buy a new hard drive for one of my pcs but im a little confused about the differnt type of connections, i know my motherboard has a normal ide socket, ive seen a hard drives thats a good deal, its ata 133,would this be compatable with a normal ide socket?


  PaulB2005 22:21 03 Dec 2005


ATA, E-IDE, P-ATA and IDE are all the same.

133 is the fastest type of IDE you can get.

  triflesterms 22:41 03 Dec 2005

Ok, thanks alot mate, that helps a lot.


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