Re: Primary IDE Channel No 80 Conductor Installed

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Unk, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. Unk

    Unk Guest

    On Thu, 10 Jul 2003 21:16:35 GMT, "Danny" <>
    wrote:
    >I just bought a new MSI mobo w/ an Athlon XP 2000+, and am getting the
    >following message:
    >Primary IDE Channel No 80 Conductor Installed
    >What does this mean and how can I fix it?
    >Thanks.
    >

    It means you're still using the 40 conductor cable from the MB IDE to the
    hard drive. The IDE 80 Conductor Cables are used for the newer Ultra / ATA
    100 IDE drives. (They will still work with the 40 conductor, just slower.)

    http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/if/ide/confCable80-c.html

    Unk
     
    Unk, Jul 10, 2003
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