Are ATA Eide cables backwards compatible ?

  Tinkey Winkey 14:34 24 Jul 2004
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Want to replace me eide cables for nice rounded ones!

Currently using ATA 100 HDD and mobo.

Would like to get ATA 133 cables if the're backwards compatible to save buying more when I upgrade my mobo & HDD.

Will they run at the lower speed please ?

  flyingpeterpan 14:48 24 Jul 2004

I have checked some of these round cables, they all said ATA/33/66/100/133 Compatible, if this is any help?

  Graham ® 14:48 24 Jul 2004
  Graham ® 14:50 24 Jul 2004

Sorry, not relevant to cables!

  bremner 14:58 24 Jul 2004

Yes they are and for info Maplins do some in really loud colours - purple, red, yellow, green

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