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What is the best way to install IDE drive into a Sata psu?

I am building a new pc and I have a budget of $800. But right now my build is sitting at $820 ironically. But I can save $20 if I use my old IDE cd drive I'm just unsure of how to install it I am planning on getting an xfx 750 psu.

Thanks in advance as always.
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    All old ATA drive were using the common 4 pin molex for power, you should be just fine.
  2. Zenthar said:
    All old ATA drive were using the common 4 pin molex for power, you should be just fine.


    Thank god :D
    That dvd drive would have been lying there collecting dust.

    Wait how about the ide plug? Just plug it in the motherboard right?

    *edit
    Noob question, just found out the mobo I was looking at supports ide.
  3. Best answer selected by MannyPacquiao.
  4. Good thing because those PATA ports are getting rare, many P55/H55 boards didn't have any and the few P67/H67 boards that are out right now don't have any.
  5. You mean ide ports lol. But yea I'm glad it has one and that it has two pci express x16 slots. Lucky me :D
  6. Yes IDE, most people refer to them as PATA (Parallel ATA, opposed to SATA, Serial ATA).
  7. Zenthar said:
    Yes IDE, most people refer to them as PATA (Parallel ATA, opposed to SATA, Serial ATA).


    Oh :na: mb then.
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