Solved Making new power supplies with SATA connectors work with IDE drives Tags: Power Supplies SATA Hard Drives Components Last response: April 22, 2012 10:49 AM in Components Share jss2020 April 19, 2012 9:46:12 PM I have an old computer with two IDE hard drives. The power supply has started making a very loud noise as if the fan is touching something so I want to replace it. The new power supplies have SATA connectors but I have IDE drives. Would it be possible to make any new power supply work my old IDE drives? Thank you! More about : making power supplies sata connectors work ide drives Best solution ko888 a c 1167 ) Power supply April 19, 2012 10:34:29 PM Your IDE (a.k.a. PATA) drives should be using the standard 4-pin Molex Peripheral power connectors that are still provided on any current power supply unit on the market that you buy. Share jss2020 April 21, 2012 11:52:25 AM Thank you for your response. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jss2020 April 22, 2012 10:49:47 AM Best answer selected by jss2020. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIDE to SATA - sparks, wrong power connector? Forum SolvedI'm building a new computer and would like to know if I should connect my hard drive to Intel sata or Asmedia connectors. Forum SolvedMaking IDE Boot drive w/SATA Solid State?? Forum SATA Hard Drives and IDE Hard Drive not Working... Forum SolvedSata hard drive has 2 power connectors Forum SolvedBIOS Detact new SATA drive as IDE Forum SolvedSata and IDE issues optical drive new mobo Forum 2 drives on sata to ide connector Forum SolvedWill a R-driver III usb 2 0 to sata/ide cable work with a 3 5 floppy drive Forum Will external ide hard drives work on a sata pc Forum SolvedNew Mobos still work with old IDE DVD Drives? Forum will this power supply work with a r9 280x toxic as it requires 2 x 8 pin power connectors and i dont this psu has that Forum IDE AND SATA DRIVES AND HOW THEY WORK TOGETHER Forum How do these sata power connectors work? Forum SATA power connectors aren't working? Forum Power supplies & SATA drives Forum SolvedMy power supply has been making a crackling noise. Need help finding a new one. Forum Making an IDE drive SATA... Forum How to format a new toshiba hard drive? Im using a sata/ide usb to my laptop. The hdd shows up in the device manager, but n Forum SolvedGetting new SATA system to see old IDE Hard Drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !