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: Forumrunning windows off sata vs ide ForumAny Difference in Running HDD in SATA or IDE ? ForumSATA vs IDE /ATA 133-- how much better? ForumSATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! ForumUsing SATA/IDE adapter to try and get info off hard drive ForumSetting up two SATA hard drives on an IDE machine ForumAdvice/Opinions SSD and IDE HDD vs . Single SATA HDD ForumHow to make SATA boot instead of IDE ? (and other issues...) ForumCan I read data off old ide and sata hard drives w/operating systems ForumCan motherboards run separate SATA ports on different modes? IDE /AHCI ForumMy SATA is stuck in IDE mode (I think)... ForumSATA/IDE adapters and paging file performance ForumSATA Harddrives better than IDE ?? for Starup in Win2k or .. ForumOld IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green ForumSata vs . IDE for Optical Drives ForumConverted IDE hard drive to SATA vs pure SATA performance ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? ForumSata cable confusion Forum[Solved] Windows 7 on SSD Forum[Solved] Which SATA cable do I buy to connect my hard drive? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !