Questions on new hard drive

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by tom9042, Oct 3, 2004.

  1. tom9042

    tom9042 OSNN Senior Addict Folding Team

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    I was at CompUSA yesterday getting another fan for my rig, when I saw an 80Gig Western Digital HD for $39.95. I picked it up so that I can save Ghost images. I have two questions:
    1) The new drive is only ATA100. If it is on the same IDE cable as my main ATA133 drive, will it slow down the main drive to ATA100?
    2) If I wanted to dual boot this second drive on Linux, can I keep a partition on the new drive as a Windows partion so I can save Ghost images of my windows drive?