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Western Digital Hard-Drive [IDE?]
Mar 18, 2013, 5:59 PM
So i just built a new computer and I have bought a 1TB WD Caviar Blue.
In my current desktop I have another Western Digital HD [250 GB] . In my device manager > hard-drives it shows the device labeled as:
I also think it is [IDE] and not SATA? I have no idea what IDE is.
I believe it is this HD.. :
do you guys think I should take this out of my current desktop and use it on my new build and put the OS on this and use my 1TB HD for programs/music/data/pics etc?
Will this HD be good/fast enough for the OS? [windows 7]
Or should I not even use it and just use the 1TB as a whole and partition it? - I will not be buying a SSD but maybe in the future.. but not now.
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
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Mar 18, 2013, 6:04 PM
I also have a ASUS P8Z77-LK motherboard... if that helps. -- idk if it will hold IDE Hard-Drives..
Mar 18, 2013, 6:08 PM
no!!! join us in the new millinium and get a sata at least. an ssd would be better.
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Mar 18, 2013, 6:13 PM
Your mother board does not have IDE connection slots, you can buy an adaptor, but...man you would be sacrificing so much more speed. Get a SATA 3.
Mar 18, 2013, 6:20 PM
haha okay ! thanks guys :P
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