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Hi, i am looking through my device manager when i came across having alot of IDE channels.

I only run 1 hd, 1 dvd drive, 1 virtual drive and 1 floppy drive.

Should i really have this many channels (see attachment)

also should it also say nivida ide channel seeing as i have an nforce 4?
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Your mobo supports 4 PATA & 4 SATA! (2 Channels of PATA up to 4 Devices & 4 Channels of SATA = 6 IDE Channels )
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it supports 4xsata and 2x ide and 1x fde.

Is it Normal then? Or has it ****ed up?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Fury
it supports 4xsata and 2x ide and 1x fde.

Is it Normal then? Or has it ****ed up?
Each Pata channel supports 2 devices....thats why it has a pri and sec for each channel.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Fury
it supports 4xsata and 2x ide and 1x fde.

Is it Normal then? Or has it ****ed up?
It's fine!
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my one is exactly the same so i think its ok
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