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Old 04-05-2005, 10:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok my motherboard doesnt support SErial ATA devices. Is there any way i can get an adapter for SATA jacks.
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Old 04-06-2005, 03:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Look for a serial ata to parallel ata interface adapter.

A well made adapter can cost anywhere from $25 to
$35 and they do take up some space on the back of
the drive.

If this is in regard to the newegg mistake, if I was you
I would set aside the sata drive until you get a mobo
with the sata connector and buy another 80Gb pata
drive for a few dollars more. I personally dont think
the adaptors at the prices I saw were a better idea over
buy a drive that connects right up. Just MO.............
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well, u can just add a PCI SATA card~~~
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Old 04-06-2005, 07:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If you have a pci slot available, a pci sata controller card is
another way to go like mentioned above.

The cheapest I saw was for about $21. If you plan on keeping
the setup for awhile I would go with a Promise controller and
the cheapest was about $45.
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A Raid controller will work also
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