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Can i use an Ultra-ATA HD with an EIDE controller

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Can i use an Ultra-ATA HD with an EIDE controller ?, as I understand it EIDE is ATA-2, adn Ultra-ATA is ATA-2 compatible is that true ?
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yes but speed of data transfer will be on as high you can spend $70 new add on pci card ultra ide controler but on www.onsale.com/sscp.html   you can buy new motherboard with ultra, usb, ps/2 mouse for 65 .
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Thanks I just needed confirmation, well the speed is no problem.
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