Can you use a SATA hard drive in an IDE computer?

Answer There are two ways to use a SATA hard drive in a computer that does not have any native SATA ports on the motherboard. You can install a SATA controller card that fits into a PCI or PCI-X slot on ... Read More »

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Difference between 256GB High Performance SATA Solid State Drive and 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native C?

SSD is much much faster than HDD. They are also much newer and more expensive hence why the storage sizes aren't that large. HDD uses a disk to read and write data. Whereas a SSD uses things which ... Read More »

How to Connect a SATA Hard Drive to an IDE Computer?

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to connect disparate hard drive specifications to allow for newer hard drives to operate in older computers. Connecting a SATA hard drive to an IDE mother... Read More »

How Do I Add a Second SATA Hard Drive to a Computer Workstation?

Mount SATA DriveTurn off your computer and unplug it from its power source. Remove the side panel of the computer. Mount the second SATA drive in a free drive bay. The drive will slide into a drive... Read More »

Where is the SATA hard drive located on a DELL computer?

The SATA hard drive on a DELL computer can be found inside the computer case. Open up the side panel by loosening the thumbscrews and sliding the panel backward. The hard drive is located toward th... Read More »