A3010 - HCCS or Castle IDE?

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A3010 - HCCS or Castle IDE?

Post by simonm » Mon May 27, 2019 12:40 am

I've been lightly following the various topics on the CF compatibility and Wizzo talk, but not fully upto speed yet, so my question is:

I have two IDE upgrade options for my A3010 - one is a HCCS IDE board, and the other is a Castle IDE.
Which one would you say is the best one to keep/use?

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Re: A3010 - HCCS or Castle IDE?

Post by danielj » Mon May 27, 2019 12:42 am

If hccs has idefs, that one :)

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Re: A3010 - HCCS or Castle IDE?

Post by simonm » Mon May 27, 2019 1:07 am

Thanks Dan. Yes it is - the Ultimate IDE one.
As per topic here: viewtopic.php?t=7900

This one is better then?

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Re: A3010 - HCCS or Castle IDE?

Post by philpem » Fri May 31, 2019 2:54 pm

simonm wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 1:07 am
Thanks Dan. Yes it is - the Ultimate IDE one.
As per topic here: viewtopic.php?t=7900

This one is better then?
The HCCS board will have Andy Armstrong's IDEFS on it, which allows the drive to be split into (if memory serves) up to four partitions. You can also enable password protection per-partition.

The Castle card sits underneath ADFS - so while you don't need any configuration tools, it only offers the barest most basic functionality.

I have an HCCS IDE card in my A3000 and it's great. The Castle one in my A3010 is fine but I'd rather have an ICS/APDL/Baildon or HCCS!

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