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Is it possible to run a system off both IDE and SATA? I want to use an adapter to run my os of a sd card in the IDE port. I would use SATA for storage and the likes. Will there be any problems with using both of them at once?
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Is it possible to run a system off both IDE and SATA?
Yes.

Though I have no idea what "I want to use an adapter to run my os of a sd card in the IDE port." means.

If you mean run an os off of an SD card, that's not such a good ides. They are slow (reading) and all the disk writes Windows does will ware it out rapidly.
Edited by billbartuska - 6/26/08 at 6:45pm
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Yes.

Though I have no idea what "I want to use an adapter to run my os of a sd card in the IDE port." means.

If you mean run an os off of an SD card, that's not such a good ides. They are slow (reading) and all the disk writes Windows does will ware it out rapidly.
I plan to use Ubuntu server on it. I wont really use it for much activity, as it will be a file server. SD cards have significantly faster read/write times than HDD's. Or from what i have heard. Can anyone confirm this?
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If you use an adapter to make the SD card use the IDE port, then the bandwidth will still be limited by the IDE's maximum speed. Which is slow.
    
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SD cards have significantly faster read/write times than HDD's. Or from what i have heard. Can anyone confirm this?
Write, yes. Read , much slower.
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Read would matter alot if i was placing an OS on to it. Whats the max read/write of IDE?
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