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Old 11-21-2008, 04:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My mobo came with an IDE cable. My optical drive and hardrive are connected with the sata cable. Do I need the IDE cable for anything else? Thanks
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not unless you have a ide drive. use a sata cable for a sata drive and a ide cable for a ide drive.
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