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Need to work around the 4 EIDE limit


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#1 KermitD

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Posted 28 April 2005 - 01:42 PM

Hi,
I have 2 Hard drives and a CD R/W and a DVD R/W cabled up as the primary and secondary masters and slaves. I want to add an additional HD (Don't ask). Is there some kind of configuration anyone can recommend? I was thinking of some kind of USB arrangement, but from my research it looks like I would have to use an external HD. I can do that, but I prefer to keep everything inside the tower. Anyone know of any cool adapters or any other way I can accomplish this?

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Posted 28 April 2005 - 01:49 PM

Hi to accomplish that you need an IDE Controller card. they plug into your PCI slot and allow you to run for 1-4 more connections.
There is also USB/Firewire to IDE Kits you can get. but Iíve never used one so I can't recommend it.




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