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#1 vomog1

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Posted 14 August 2007 - 04:51 AM

Hi all
Is it possible to install a Eide harddisk on to a Sata compatible motherboard . Or do I need one of those USB enclosures.
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Posted 14 August 2007 - 05:19 AM

you should have at least one ide connection on any newer motherboard(support 2 drives), it's probably better to save this for
optical drives, the external enclosure idea gives some flexibilty for transporting files and moving to other computers tho.

Another option is a cheap non-raid controller card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16816132005
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