JMicron JMB361

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by ray_gillespie, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. ray_gillespie

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    What the hell is JMicron JMB361?
     
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    PATA controller.
     
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    Why would I ever need that? Is it any better than just using the normal IDE controller?

    I only have one IDE device (my DVD writer) so it is worth using the JMicron stuff?
     
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    intel boards don't have normal IDE controllers these days, thats why you have the jmicron. Otherwise you can't use your CD/DVD drives :)
     
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    I disabled mine in the BIOS though and I'm still using my DVD drive no problem!
     
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    You disabled the RAID part. The standard IDE part can't be disabled. Otherwise you wouldnt be bale to use your CD/DVD drives :)
     
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    So it's only for RAID, nothing else?