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40 pin ide to 7 pin sata - old hdd, new motherboard

Last response: in Storage
July 27, 2013 2:12:37 PM

I hope this is an appropriate subject for this area of the forum. I apologize if it is not.
I bought an asrock z77 pro3 motherboard which only has 7 pin sata for hdd (as far as I can tell) while the hdd I would like to use as the master drive is 40 pin ide.
Most of the adaptors I have found are either unnecessarily pricey or they don't work/don't work as a master drive.

Is there an inexpensive 40 pin ide to 7 pin sata adaptor that works well?

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a c 940 G Storage
July 27, 2013 2:58:38 PM

I used 4 of these to run my old 4x80gb (bootable) raid array for over a year.

a b G Storage
July 27, 2013 3:06:34 PM

have you thought about a new drive?