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TIP-SATA 150 vs SATA 300 on a mobo that only supports 150.

by Ray Harinec / November 20, 2006 5:48 AM PST

Just learned by buying both Western Digital and Seagate SATA 300's for use on a ,obo whose SATA driver is only for 150.

The Western Digital's come with jumper [no jumper] defaulted to 300 speed. To use with a 150 one must put the jumper on a specific place. Similar for Seagate, EXCEPT, they come default jumpered to 150 and the jumper gets removed for 300.

Just thought that it is possible that I was not the only one not aware of that. First link to WD second to Seagate.



I don't like Maxtor's et al so do not know about them.

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