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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jbjoker, Feb 18, 2003.

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  1. jbjoker

    jbjoker Thread Starter

    Feb 7, 2003
    Hey, Whats the difference between a SCSI internal Hard drive and an Internal IDE hard drive? And what is an EIDE hard drive?
  2. rugrat


    Dec 16, 2001

    SCSI is a different interface to hook the drive to. IDE, EIDE, ATA and UltraATA, ATA66, ATA100 are all terms for different speeds of the same type of connector. These connectors are motherboard specific. All IDE up to ATA100 are backwards compatible. For basic definitions: http://thetechnozone.com/pcbuyersguide/PCbuyersguide-Glossary.htm

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