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Effects of ATA 100 motherboard with ATA 133 hard drive?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Daryl Helwig, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. Daryl Helwig

    Daryl Helwig Guest

    My Gigabyte motherboard supports ata 100. My new Maxtor 160gig hard
    drive is ata 133. I understand that I cannot access the full drive
    till I get a ata 133 adapter card. But what other effect can I expect?
    I am unable to install MS Office. It hangs up, which never happened
    before. I also notice things running a little slow. Is this something
    that will be corrected by a ata 133 adapter card?
     
    Daryl Helwig, Jan 27, 2004
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