Solved

Is there a device that converts two ide devices with one ribbon into SATA

I bought a new motherboard but just realized it has no IDE headers!! but i have a DVDRW and two ide harddrives that i want to keep.
3 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about device converts devices ribbon sata
  1. Best answer
    You will have to purchase three separate IDE to SATA adapters. The SATA interface only allows the connection of one device per port. Alternatively you could just get a new DVD drive (they're super cheap) and put your old IDE hard drives in external enclosures and use them as USB hard drives.
  2. awesome thanks so much!! been looking forever for a device that didn't exist! and i didn't think about the external enclosures idea!
  3. Best answer selected by craej.
Ask a new question

Read More

Hard Drives SATA Devices Motherboards DVD RW Storage