Computer help………………………?

i’d like to purchase an ide hard disk from and i wish to know what the difference is definitely between ide particularly ata100 in addition to ide mega ata133

(my pc is older and dosent assist sata)

ata133 is definitely backwards-compatible having ata100, however you need some sort of 40 pin, 80 wire cable for you to properly utilize ATA 100/133

The main one with the particular blue end.Your mobo may not support a new 500gb hard drive.
I had an old brand motherboard, like yours even with a BIOS update, it still failed to recognize a 500 GIGABITE Maxtor harddrive.
We were stuck having a 137 GB partition, even with Windows EXPERIENCE SP3 mounted.Once We were in Microsoft windows, it viewed the rest of the hard push as UNALLOCATED although inaccessible.

If your current PC will be recent enough to get a 40G harddrive, it likely has an 80 wire cable.If you can see the particular wires inside cable, the 80 line cable possesses 40 wire connections per “.IDE carries a limit, but I do believe it’s often 250 or perhaps 500 F.I have a 250G commute in the computer.

doesn’t IDE include some ability limits.

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