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yes a sata to ide/ide to sata adapter like the one i linked from eBay.. but see what the egg has thumb.gif

I found one does it need the 3 pin fan connector, do you know? I might not have that.
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ok now find some hdds is in your price range.. i think if your willing to add some more space a nice file server and back up would be right up your alley smile.gif

One more question do you think that my PC will break any time soon(just an opinion because i have no Idea how long this PC will last).
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I found one here does it need the 3 pin fan connector, do you know? I might not have that.
you will have to open up the rig and see what cables you have and connectors
Edited by stubass - 3/13/12 at 5:35pm
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i have got 7 year old rigs still running, it might just need some tender love and maybe a revamp in the future when you can
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post #25 of 43
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you will have to open up the rig and see what cables you have and connectors

Do I even need a large drive I will not be storing a lot(sorry I made you do all this for me to think I do not need all that space), do I really need all that space. I not be storing a lot. I could just look for a cheap IDE HDD on Newegg.
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post #26 of 43
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Do I even need a large drive I will not be storing a lot(sorry I made you do all this for me to think I do not need all that space), do I really need all that space. I not be storing a lot. I could just look for a cheap IDE HDD on Newegg.

nps, if you dont need much space also try to look for bargins on eBay as well thumb.gif
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post #27 of 43
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i have got 7 year old rigs still running, it might just need some tender love and maybe a revamp in the future when you can

Sorry for the dumb question but, are IDE drives backwards compatable with other standards like ata 100(I was not interested in PCS then).
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post #28 of 43
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nps, if you dont need much space also try to look for bargins on eBay as well thumb.gif

The price to GB on those drives is bad I might get an adapter and buy a sata.
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post #29 of 43
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The price to GB on those drives is bad I might get an adapter and buy a sata.

probably a good idea, then you can use newer drives smile.gif
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post #30 of 43
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probably a good idea, then you can use newer drives smile.gif

Let me know if you find any good adapters, the best one I found was
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