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Old 12-01-2003, 04:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys,

Have a bare bones system (soltek) and bought a number of bits (cpu, memory etc.) for it; the hard drive is a SATA type, but the connection on the mother board is IDE, is there any way I can connect the hard drive to the mother board? Hopefully I can just get a cable from the mother board (ide connection) to my SATA hard drive, is this possible or do you need to get an IDE hard drive?

Any ideas???
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Old 12-01-2003, 05:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if the motherboard has no onboard sata controller you may be able to buy a PCI sata card for your hard disk. i have never used this before. i think a good place to look is here:

http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...a%2Ccontroller
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