Your favorite IDE - opinions wanted

Discussion in 'Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems' started by AA7EJ, Nov 21, 2016.

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  1. AA7EJ

    AA7EJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Please explain.
    IDE is software development tool, SCSI is hardware spec, right?
  2. N0NB

    N0NB Subscriber QRZ Page

    Integrated Drive Electronics--the step between MFM/RLL drives where the main components were on an expansion card and SATA. The motherboard had a minimal interface and the hard drive contained the firmware and other electronics needed for the drive to function.
  3. AA7EJ

    AA7EJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Integrated Development Environment.
    So the software geeks did not synchronize with hardware geeks.
  4. N0NB

    N0NB Subscriber QRZ Page

    Just think of them as overloaded acronyms.

  5. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I do not miss those PITA drives, But I still have a few.
  6. N0NB

    N0NB Subscriber QRZ Page

    Not me. I threw all of that stuff out years ago. I still have one system with an IDE drive.

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