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02-05-08, 12:58 PM
So I'm helping my friend replace his mobo with an AM2 and the new board only has 1 IDE slot. His old hd isn't sata so there arent enough slots for the disc drives and the hard drive. He kind of needs a new hard drive anyways but would rather not spend the money...plus I'm not sure if his psu has any sata power connectors. Anyone have a solution? I saw they make adapters for IDE to sata. Would this be the cheap solution?

02-05-08, 02:08 PM
yah you could do it through adapters.
they make psu adapters from molex to sata

02-05-08, 11:34 PM
well if he kept the IDE hd he wouldnt need the molex adapter...and just get an IDE to SATA adapter...that will probably be his cheapest solution I'm thinking