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Old 05-06-2006, 03:16 AM   #11
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Default Re: Cant slave my harddrive

There are these two. Free. And then one other really small, only like 8pin (4top 4 bottom) that goes into the main hdd.



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And there are other free ones that have nothing to do with hds. Hope you can see them well enough. Hard to take decent pics with a phone, lol
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Old 05-06-2006, 03:20 AM   #12
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Yeah, that flat blue one is the power plug for SATA.
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Old 05-06-2006, 03:27 AM   #13
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Actually its black with crappy light.


Anyways, that wont plug into the drive that im trying to slave. Only the weird ribbon thing will, and same with that white one.
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IDE isn't compatible with SATA.
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Old 05-06-2006, 03:54 AM   #15
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But they have the same connections. Oh well... damn
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Umm...no. IDE has a 42 pin ribbon plug, while SATA has a 7 pin plug that's signifigantly smaller. The power plugs are different too. IDE uses the normal 4 pin Molex plugs, while SATA uses that flat, black plug you just showed me.
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Old 05-06-2006, 12:26 PM   #17
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Do you not see that white plug?

Because that WILL plug into the IDE and SATA drives. Trust me, I did it, LOL
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