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Old 02-19-2006, 04:28 PM   #1
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Default Adding more HDD's

Hello everyone, lately i've been thinking of adding more hardrives but i've run into 1 small problem. My motherboard has 2 IDE slots, 1 which is being used for my Burners and the other for the 2 hardrives I already have.

How would I go about adding more hardrives? And also what is S-ATA, is it better then IDE?

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Old 02-19-2006, 04:35 PM   #2
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Does ur mobo support sata hdd´s? If it does, then u could put a sata hdd in there, if it doesn't then u could always take 1 cd/dvd drive off and use the IDE cable from it. That's all I can think off.

And sata is kinda like a newer version of IDE. The biggest differences are that sata is faster (so yes, it's better) and u have to install sata drivers so that the mobo will recognize the hdd.

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Old 02-19-2006, 04:38 PM   #3
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Yeah, check for SATA headers on that motherboard. If you don't, then you'll have to get an IDE expansion card in your case to add more hard drives.
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