Wow! thankyou so much for your reply.
Ok, this is the info on the mb that I got from running aida32:
Motherboard ID <DMI>
Motherboard Name Dell Inc. Dell DXP051
Front Side Bus Properties
Bus Type Intel NetBurst
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 283 MHz (QDR)
Effective Clock 1133 MHz
Bandwidth 9067 MB/s
Company Name Dell Computer Corporation
Product Information http://www.dell.com
BIOS Download http://support.dell.com
And here is a diagram of the mb I got from the manual:
It looks like it does have ide connector, but where does the power part go?? if I do connect this way.
I am in Uk, would this adapter be ok?
Thankyou so much for the help you are giving me.