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Old 10-11-2006, 08:46 PM   #1
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Arrow Four SATA Hard Drives, Only 2 SATA Ports...

Ok so I have four SATA HDs from storage and theyre all nice 80Gigs 7200RPM and they all work fine. But my mobo only has two SATA ports... So is it possible to "split" these ports or something so I can use all 4?

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Old 10-11-2006, 08:57 PM   #2
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Default Re: Four SATA Hard Drives, Only 2 SATA Ports...

You need one of these then

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16816103022

Might need an SATAII or pci-e depending on what you are using.
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Old 10-11-2006, 09:57 PM   #3
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Default Re: Four SATA Hard Drives, Only 2 SATA Ports...

You have to get a controller card for it.

Here's a PCI-E card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16816132003
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Default Re: Four SATA Hard Drives, Only 2 SATA Ports...

yeah, controller cards sound right, my uncle had one laying around and he told me what they do (this was a while ago when i wasnt as knowledgable about computers)
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