Does anyone make a P35 motherboard with 2 IDS ports? I have 2 IDE HDs and 2 IDE DVD drives that I don't want to toss. I'm looking to upgrade to a Q6600 CPU, but I can't find a motherboard that will support 4 IDE drives.
Does everyone just toss their IDE drives when they get a new motherboard?
AFAIK, P35 series no longer has official support for IDE but 3rd party vendors rigged it up with a IDE controller to compensate. If you really need to keep them, you can try one of those SATA to IDE interfaces but I hear those are flaky at best. If I were you, I'd just toss the DVD drives and keep the IDE HDDs; DVD drives are pretty cheap these days.