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Hard Drive Question

by brakewell / September 18, 2004 4:58 AM PDT

Hi Everyone
Can anyone tell me when installing a hard drive I usually put the jumper to Master or Slave but there is normally another option called "CS" What does this stand for "Cabke Select" or something else and when would you use this jumper position. Kindest Regards Tony B.

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(NT) (NT) In short. CS is used with 80 conductor IDE cables.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2004 5:18 AM PDT
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Re: Hard Drive Question/to add further
by Steven Haninger / September 19, 2004 9:15 AM PDT
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If you use the cable select jumper position, placement of the cables connector determins whether drive is master or slave. The 80 conductor cables use color coded connectors. The easist thing to remember is that the master drive resides furthest from the motherboard connection.

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Re: Hard Drive Question
by brakewell / September 19, 2004 9:13 PM PDT
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Thanks to all who answered this question.
Regards Tony B.

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