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Ata-100 To Ultra/ata-100? (hdd)

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#1 zecul505


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Posted 25 January 2007 - 02:14 PM

I am currently using an ATA-100 Hard Drive, if I were to purchase an Ultra/ATA-100 HD would this be compatible and what are the differences between the interfaces?


Currently installed:

Field Value
ATA Device Properties
Model ID WDC WD600BB-75CAA0
Serial Number WD-WMA8F1476621
Revision 16.06V16
Parameters 116257 cylinders, 16 heads, 63 sectors per track, 600 bytes per sector
LBA Sectors 117187500
Buffer 2 MB (Dual Ported, Read Ahead)
Multiple Sectors 16
ECC Bytes 40
Max. PIO Transfer Mode PIO 4
Max. UDMA Transfer Mode UDMA 5 (ATA-100)
Active UDMA Transfer Mode UDMA 5 (ATA-100)
Unformatted Capacity 67055 MB

ATA Device Features
SMART Supported
Power Management Supported
Write Cache Supported
Host Protected Area Supported
Automatic Acoustic Management Supported
Device Configuration Overlay Supported

ATA Device Manufacturer
Company Name Western Digital Corporation

To Purchase:
Manufacturer SEAGATE
Average latency 4.16 ms
Average seek time 11 MS
Bytes per sector 512 bytes
Capacity (gb) 80
Dimensions 20 (H) x 101 (W) x 147 (D)mm
External data transfer rate 100 MBps
Interface Ultra ATA/100
Multisegmented cache 2048
Non-recoverable errors 1 per 10^14
S.m.a.r.t capability Yes
Spindle speed 7200 RPM
Warranty 5 Years Manufacturer Warranty
Weight 0.4 kg

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Posted 25 January 2007 - 02:32 PM

We use them interchangeably at work without any issues.
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#3 zecul505

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Posted 25 January 2007 - 03:16 PM

Thanks, ordered.

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