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    HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    I'm a bit confused..
    Can anyone see any issues if I buy this - http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/1TB-S...ache-89-ms-NCQ
    To be used with this - http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/...=GA-E7AUM-DS2H ?

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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    No..

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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    There shouldn't be any issue IMHO unless someone has reported one.


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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    Should work fine.

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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    Is there any reason why you think they shouldn't work together? (Have you read about problems elsewhere, for example?)
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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    Is there any reason why you think they shouldn't work together? (Have you read about problems elsewhere, for example?)
    I seem to remember when Samsung F1s first came out they could be a bit temperamental about certain motherboards, the particular SATA port being used, and other hardware attached to the same controller. For example, there were quite a few posts on the (now defunct) Abit forums regarding F1s misbehaving with the IP-35 Pro in certain configurations, although I've never personally experienced anything untoward.

    I don't know if it's still an issue, as motherboards have moved on and the drives themselves will probably have different firmware now, but I guess the possibility is always there even if it's rather remote.

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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    They should all follow the 'standards', you shouldn't have any problem.

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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    Is there any reason why you think they shouldn't work together? (Have you read about problems elsewhere, for example?)
    Yeah, alot of reported issues with certain Sata ports so I just wanted to be 100% certain before I ordered.

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    Re: HDD & Motherboard Compatibility

    I'm using two SATA HD502IJs on a P35 Gigabyte motherboard and they work fine.

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