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Hard drive 133/100/66/33

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February 8, 2013 5:18:30 AM

I have an old ASUS A8N5X. It says it supports hard drive 133/100/66/33.
I dunno what that means.

I build computers a lot but my memory bank is little. Last time I used this set up was 7 years ago, so I'm totally blank.
It supports IDE and SATA. I just need a 60-100GB drive so I can bank this thing into a server for Minecraft. Probably doesn't even need more than 20GB, but I love being more than safe.

I can't for the life of me remember what any of this means.

I'd prefer to order on Newegg if possible.

Can someone tell me what I can look for? Thanks much!

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February 8, 2013 5:25:42 AM

Your motherboard supports SATA 1.5 Gb/s and the old PATA interfaces. You will want at least a 7200 RPM hard drive for a Minecraft server; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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February 18, 2013 5:05:17 PM

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February 18, 2013 9:42:39 PM

133/100/66/33 are the various speeds the Pata or IDE interface has gone thru over the years.
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