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Buy Hard Drive for Dell Inspiron 600M ATA100 or is ATA 133 OK to use?

I have a working Dell Inspiron 600M laptop with no Hard Drive.
I want to buy one & wonder if I have to stay with the original type drive:
ATA-100 IDE 44pin
or can I buy a Faster ATA-133 IDE drive (not sure what pins that has)?

Thanks,
Jim
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guydemarcoCommented:
You can plug in a 133, but if your motherboard only recognizes up to ATA-100, that's where the drive will run. You won't notice any difference in speed, but you can get more space with the newer drives.
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