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#1 yavimaya

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Posted 28 July 2003 - 09:05 AM

Ive got a western digital 36gig "raptor" - its 10k rpm and serial ATA... is there any way to get this into my box.... hopefully without loosing speed by going back to IDE?

#2 Hammy

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Posted 28 July 2003 - 10:30 AM

You are stuffed man as there is no way i know of in getting a serial ata to ide adaptor but there is an ide to serial ata adaptor,The xbox use's ise so why the hell would you buy a serial ata hard drive?


#3 marduke

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 11:12 AM

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The xbox use's ise so why the hell would you buy a serial ata hard drive?


lol i thought exactly the same thing.... and i havnt seen any SATA->IDE converters either...
i think you just wasted your money there dude.
and i wouldnt want a 10,000rpm hdd in my box anyways, it would produce too much heat.

#4 Blind_Samurai

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 11:42 AM

Plus you wouldn't actually notice any major performance increase. Nope no faster transfer speeds, or write speeds because xbox uses ATA/33 controller, which limits the use of any HDD to that speed.

Edited by Blind_Samurai, 29 July 2003 - 11:43 AM.


#5 vtex

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 12:36 PM

i think yavimaya is about to have a "D'OH" moment.

#6 Xeero

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 12:41 PM

Buy a cheap 5400RPM EIDE drive. It'll cost about half as much and hold 3 times the number of games.

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 12:42 PM

QUOTE (Xeero @ Jul 29 2003, 02:41 PM)
Buy a cheap 5400RPM EIDE drive.  It'll cost about half as much and hold 3 times the number of games.

EIDE.... ohmy.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif .LOL, is that a new standard? biggrin.gif

Edited by Blind_Samurai, 29 July 2003 - 12:43 PM.


#8 Xeero

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 12:44 PM

QUOTE (Blind_Samurai @ Jul 29 2003, 09:42 AM)
QUOTE (Xeero @ Jul 29 2003, 02:41 PM)
Buy a cheap 5400RPM EIDE drive.  It'll cost about half as much and hold 3 times the number of games.

EIDE.... ohmy.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif .LOL, is that a new standard? biggrin.gif

You're joking, right?

#9 Blind_Samurai

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Posted 29 July 2003 - 12:59 PM

Of course I am joking. I didn't mean to offend you sorry.
EDIT :Sorry didn't knoe EIDE was Enchanced IDE.

Edited by Blind_Samurai, 30 July 2003 - 01:38 PM.


#10 yavimaya

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 08:32 AM

nah it isnt a waste of money, im new to Xbox hacking, this was a learning experience, and can use the drive in my PC tongue.gif

hmm so you say the got 33mhz IDE port, whats the "E" part you added before??
also i gather that the ram is the 2 small square chips? and there is room for 2 more?
how much does ram cost (aus. dollars tongue.gif ) ? and does it help?
i really want to pump the bitch up, HDD space is no concern for me... i want speed, anything for speed, need to drop those loading and saving times! tongue.gif

any advice for a newb would be appreciated

#11 marduke

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 09:48 AM

you should really do a search, because adding ram has been discussed many times before, and isnt really worth it even if you had the skills to install it. (it is not easy to install)

and the E in EIDE stands for enhanced. if you want a bigger hdd then take xeero's advice get a cheaper 5400rpm drive for the box.

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 02:14 PM

damn that raptor 10k cost a bitch load of money

#13 Xeero

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 02:22 PM

EIDE has been the standard for some time and replaced IDE a while ago. However, most people just throw around IDE casually. I use 'IDE' most of the time to save myself a keystroke, though sometimes that sneaky 'E' weasels it's way in there.

#14 yavimaya

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 06:33 PM

QUOTE (unsc1 @ Jul 30 2003, 04:14 PM)
damn that raptor 10k cost a bitch load of money

Meh, aus$270 isnt that much tongue.gif

and Marduke, nice xbox colors man smile.gif damn nice painting job, what did you use? enamel paint?

#15 yavimaya

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 06:36 PM

QUOTE (marduke @ Jul 29 2003, 01:12 PM)
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The xbox use's ise so why the hell would you buy a serial ata hard drive?



and i wouldnt want a 10,000rpm hdd in my box anyways, it would produce too much heat.

LOL heat! with the fan mod i have my standard HDD doesnt even get luke warm.... im sure a 10k spin would bearly get hot... if it was possible to put in tongue.gif




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