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By rgoodnight ·
what is the Maximum length of the UDMA 2x40
ide Cables I have seen 18 can they be longer?

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by diane_h In reply to UDMA CAbles

Yes, they can, but they shouldn't. The SFF-8049 standard states the 80-conductor UDMA cable shall not exceed 18. Hope that answers your question.

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by rgoodnight In reply to UDMA CAbles

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by hallkr In reply to UDMA CAbles

18 inches is the standard while 24 inches is the maximum available. Anything longer you'll start loosing data.

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by hcmartin In reply to UDMA CAbles

As stated in previous answers, 18" is standard and 24" is max. If you choose to use the 24" cable be sure to purchase a good quality cable as the longer cable will be more susceptible to noise.

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by lewis In reply to UDMA CAbles

18" is standard 24" is acceptable, but for all benchmark addicts the most important factor in HD read write speed is directly related to the quality of cable you use. Internal sound bleeding through inferior ide cables is most often the difference between the speed your Hard Drives are rated at and your actual acheived rate. Be it a loud fan or drive motor, properly sheilding these noises with high quality cables will vastly improve your error ratios and give you those high speed benchmarks that your Hard Drive is capable of.

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