Hi. I bought a new PC and I'm moving an IDE hard drive over from my old PC. I didn't realise that the data and power cables used have all changed to SATA now, so I need to buy adaptors to fit it in. I just wanted to check that I'd identified the right adaptors before I ordered them.
So, I think I need one of these IDE Drive to SATA Converters to plug into the hard drive's IDE port. The LP4 power cable with it will plug into the hard drive and the converter, leaving the male end free. It also comes with the SATA data cable that I'll need for connecting to the motherboard.
Then to attach the male LP4 end to the PC's SATA power cable, I need one of these - Startech LP4 To SATA.
Those connectors look right to me; should be an easy switch over. On another note, if you do not plan on using the drive for the OS or programs, have you considered buying an IDE enclosure and just rig it up via USB, esata, etc...?