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Windows 7: latchling sata cables compatibilty

17 Aug 2011   #1
ganjiry

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
latchling sata cables compatibilty

hi all.
how can i tell if my mobo(gigabyte 880ga-ud3h rev3.1) is compatible with the latchling type sata cables? sorry if its a dumb question lol. are all new boards compatible with them?
thnks in advance folks


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17 Aug 2011   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Yes. All SATA sockets will take either latching or non-latching cables. I recommend the latching type.
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17 Aug 2011   #3
ganjiry

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

hi dwarf
yup thought they might b. thanks
second question. im building a pc for my brother. im using an am3 board. evrything is ddr3. wen it comes to gpu whats the difference between ddr3 and gddr3?
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17 Aug 2011   #4
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

ganjiry,

This should help explain.
DDR vs. GDDR Memories | Hardware Secrets
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17 Aug 2011   #5
ganjiry

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

cheers. hes not a gamer but wants to play the odd game now n then and ive squeezed his budget as much as i can lol. so im gonna go with the xfx HD 5450 as its got higher clock settings than the msi version i was originally gonna use.
xfx hd 5450
GPU Clock: 650 Mhz
1024MB DDR3 Memory Clocked at 1600MHz

msi hd 5450
Core Clock Speed(MHz) - 650
Memory Clock Speed(MHz) - 1066

both at the same price £30 lol
as i said it isnt gonna be a gaming rig.

thanks folks
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