Running windows off sata vs ide Tags: Hard Drives SATA Computer HD Storage Last response: December 31, 2010 3:33 PM in Storage Share sabo_r December 31, 2010 2:15:01 PM Hello, I'm setting up a new computer with a SATA 3.0 10000rmm HD -- question: If I run an IDE 7200 spin also, will it slow down my machine ? I will put windos 7 pro on the SATA drive More about : running windows sata ide wiinippongamer December 31, 2010 3:33:46 PM It won't slow the system down as long as you only use it for storage ( music ,movies, documents, pics), but if you put some apps or games in it those specific app will take longer to load. As long as the OS and apps are on the sata it won't slow down m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources running windows off sata vs ide Forum SolvedIDE to SATA DVD Drive Causes Slow Windows Boot Forum IDE SSD vs new sata 7200rpm Hdd Forum Using SATA/IDE adapter to try and get info off hard drive Forum SolvedCan motherboards run separate SATA ports on different modes? IDE/AHCI Forum SolvedI bought a new computer with a SATA hard drive running windows 8. I want to install a second SATA hard drive running windows Forum SolvedMLC vs SLC, IDE vs SATA ? Forum SolvedSata vs ide Forum SolvedOld IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green Forum Need to copy Windows from IDE HDD to SATA HDD Forum SolvedSATA vs IDE 2010 Forum Using SATA/IDE adapter to try and get info off hard drive Forum I have HP running XP with SATA hard drive. would like to add IDE for extra stora Forum SolvedIDE vs SATA Forum Problems doing a clean Windows 7 install from (second) Sata DVD drive - not the main IDE DVD drive Forum USB to IDE/SATA adapter for Windows 8 hard drive Forum Windows 8 IDE or AHCI SATA mode Forum Can I read data off old ide and sata hard drives w/operating systems Forum Can I connect SSD with bad Windows 7 install via SATA/USB to notebook running Windows 7SP1 so as to wipe entire SSD clean Forum Odd issue with Rosewill SATA-IDE Adapter only under Windows 7 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !