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Solved: Hard disk installed using the same ribbon as optical drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by CCjon, Aug 24, 2007.

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  1. CCjon

    CCjon Thread Starter

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    Hello Guys.i have a question to ask.does installing a hard disk using the same cable as the optical drive affect or will affect my system in any way?i have to do this bcoz my motherboard has only one IDE connector thanks in advance
     
  2. Elvandil

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    It should work fine. Make sure the jumpers are right.
     
  3. CCjon

    CCjon Thread Starter

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    Thanks for replying but to double check(sorry if i'm being annoying but i'm having some problems with my com and i want to make sure that the ide hard disk isn't the cause of them),it won't short circuit the psu,draw too much power or something like that?
     
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Nope, won't hurt a thing. :)
     
  5. CCjon

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    Ok.thanks for replying
     
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