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hi there.............might seem like a dumd question to some but............have got ABIT NF7-S v2.0....am connecting WD 80Gb SATA......do i connect my CDRW and DVD ROM to the IDE primary or to the IDE secondary..which is best config or does it make no difference

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Originally Posted by spookedjunglist

shouldnt make a difference..... ive done it both ways and havent noticed a difference

thanx man...i assume you are male!
 

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shouldnt make a difference..... ive done it both ways and havent noticed a difference

:withstupi i just built one with a sata hdd and also tried the dvd on both ide slots/ports/channels/things... and it worked fine both ways.
 

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I always connect my cd/dvd drives to the secondary. Its just a matter of preferance i guess.

Also, in some BIOS's you have a 'Compatability mode' for the SATA controller, which means that it acts like an ordinary IDE controller and sata1/sata2 will become Primary Master/Slave IDE.
 

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:withstupi i just built one with a sata hdd and also tried the dvd on both ide slots/ports/channels/things... and it worked fine both ways.


likewise.thanx man.
 
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