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Old Dec 11, 2006, 10:30 AM
dhruba.bandopad dhruba.bandopad is offline
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Default HELP: want more than 2 IDE devices when MB got 1 IDE slot.....

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I got a ECS 915G-A motherboard which has only 1 IDE slot. In the past I had motherboards with 4 IDE slots (for RAID, etc.). I guess these new motherboards are phasing out IDE slots and replacing them with SATA slots. I have a IDE HD & 2 IDE DVD drives. As you can see, I can only use 1 HD & 1 DVD drive. I do not want to buy a new HD. Is there any way to get another IDE device? Do I have to buy one of those IDE expansion boards?
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Old Dec 11, 2006, 11:01 AM
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Yes you can get a PCI IDE controler card that will give you either one or two extra IDE port slots.

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