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okay i've been having some problems which is getting on my nerves. anyway i dont have a sata cd drive yet and mines a IDE along with my HDD. yeah im going to upgrade eventually but money is a problem right now. anyway their is one IDE slot on the mobo and on the IDE cable their is a slave and master. can i plug my HDD into the master and my cd drive into the slave?? will that still work?? prob a stupid question but i've never done it. my old pc, ancient that is, had two IDE slots on the mobo and i had two IDE cables in their one for my HDDs and one for the cd drive.
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okay i've been having some problems which is getting on my nerves. anyway i dont have a sata cd drive yet and mines a IDE along with my HDD. yeah im going to upgrade eventually but money is a problem right now. anyway their is one IDE slot on the mobo and on the IDE cable their is a slave and master. can i plug my HDD into the master and my cd drive into the slave?? will that still work?? prob a stupid question but i've never done it. my old pc, ancient that is, had two IDE slots on the mobo and i had two IDE cables in their one for my HDDs and one for the cd drive.
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haha thanks, iwas like oh god im not sure if i can haha. IDE causes me problems lately haha, can't wait to get my sata HDD and sata drive. thanks though rep+.
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