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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources running windows off sata vs ide Forum Any Difference in Running HDD in SATA or IDE ? Forum SATA vs IDE /ATA 133-- how much better? Forum SATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! Forum Using SATA/IDE adapter to try and get info off hard drive Forum Setting up two SATA hard drives on an IDE machine Forum Advice/Opinions SSD and IDE HDD vs . Single SATA HDD Forum How to make SATA boot instead of IDE ? (and other issues...) Forum Can I read data off old ide and sata hard drives w/operating systems Forum Can motherboards run separate SATA ports on different modes? IDE /AHCI Forum My SATA is stuck in IDE mode (I think)... Forum SATA/IDE adapters and paging file performance Forum SATA Harddrives better than IDE ?? for Starup in Win2k or .. Forum Old IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green Forum Sata vs . IDE for Optical Drives Forum Converted IDE hard drive to SATA vs pure SATA performance Forum SSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? Forum Sata cable confusion Forum [Solved] Windows 7 on SSD Forum [Solved] Which SATA cable do I buy to connect my hard drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !