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Sata shows up as ata100.. is this right?

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So I went out at bought a WD Sata 250 giger. Hooked it up and was expecting 150 to show up, but its showing up as 100 when i boot.. i couldn't find anything helpful in the manual or the web.. anyone know if this is right or what the deal is? I'm kinda mad if it really is going at the speed of my old IDE drive..
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aopen i865PE-A 7IF mobo
WD 2500ksrtl sata HD

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Well... if you purchased a Serial ATA HDD and you connected it to your motherboard with an SATA cable, then it's SATA, no matter what the BIOS read. You can update your BIOS if you aren't convinced.
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Yes if its connected to the SATA port on your mother board it can only go at 150 and no less it can go higher if you oc and mess things up lol but it cant go anylower than 150..So its a bios misread so i would reccomend updating your bios.
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Hey thanks guys!
Yeah, its connected via sata cables, no adapters or anything, so then its going at 150 i guess.
I was kinda like.. umm.. whats the deal here..
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Some BIOS read SATA devices as IDE to make things easier. My motherboard reads my SATA drive as a third IDE channel (there are only two real IDE channels on my board).
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Originally Posted by punkrockscks
Hey thanks guys!
Yeah, its connected via sata cables, no adapters or anything, so then its going at 150 i guess.
I was kinda like.. umm.. whats the deal here..
yea, my board only says 100 mhz too. i didn't really worry 'bout it. hard drives can only go as fast as the read/write heads can move, so 10.150 wasn't really bothering me..

by the way, what is wrong with punk rock? i am a punk.
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Originally Posted by senshikaze
yea, my board only says 100 mhz too. i didn't really worry 'bout it. hard drives can only go as fast as the read/write heads can move, so 10.150 wasn't really bothering me..

by the way, what is wrong with punk rock? i am a punk.
Who said anything about punk rock?
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nothing...
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Originally Posted by Hollowman8904
Who said anything about punk rock?
his name, duh!
    
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by the way, what is wrong with punk rock? i am a punk.
nothing, i grew up on it.. its actually punkrocksocks.. along time ago i was making a screen name for something and it wouldn't allow punkrocksocks so i did punkrockscks and i liked it and have been using it for everything.. so nothing wrong with it, i love it.. just like to mess with people..
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