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Kid Vicious
Posted on Friday, March 14, 2003 - 5:19 pm:   

I am building a PC for the first time, I would like some advise on how I should cable the Harddrive, DVD-Rom, and CDRW. I have to available IDE ports. Should I put the Hraddrive on one and the cd and dvd drives on the other? or should the writer be on its own? Thanks in advance for any help.
Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2003 - 8:30 pm:   

HDD as master on IDE 1, CDRW as master on IDE2 with DVD slaved to it.

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