new hard drive trouble
andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 09:14:41 MST 2006
On 12/29/06, Brandon Stout <bms at mscis.org> wrote:
> Find out your SATA drive speed:
> SATA 150 or SATA I
> SATA 300 or SATA II
> Either get a PCI SATA card to match, or get the faster SATA II card
> since it'll run the slower SATA I drives and the SATA II drives....
Except that the only SATA II PCI cards are very expensive and probably
some sort of joke. Have a look and you'll see that SATA II pretty
much only comes in PCIX.
I have a SATA II drive and the cheapest SATA I PCI card I could find.
Works great. I haven't tried to boot from it though.
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