[nSLUG] sata drive

Havea Notherpuff haveanotherpuff at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 17:48:12 AST 2009


had to order a pci card and the ribbon to hook it up, apparently they
sell them fast as they get them at Greenlyph so Wednesday will be able
to get one.

Thanks

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 9:04 AM, Rich <budman85 at eastlink.ca> wrote:
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> Rich wrote:
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> Havea Notherpuff wrote:
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> My friend gave me a 500 gig sata drive, it has different hook up than
> my com has, I am hoping there is a adapter or some thing other than a
> new computer to make it work on my old computer.
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> If you don't have a SATA interface on your motherboard,
> you can buy one relatively cheap - about $20 at any of the
> computer shops.  As long as your mb has an open PCI slot.
> The cards sell like hot cakes when they get them in,
> so you might want to call around to a few shops. Someone
> is sure to have some in stock.
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> Pickup a ribbon cable for the drive if you don't already have one.
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> Also,  you'd need an IDE to SATA power adapter ($2).
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