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I need a cheap solution so that i can hook up an IDE HDD to a USB port (sorta like extrenal enclosures do) but without the enclosure. I only have one IDE port on my board and want to transfer data to another HDD. Any ideas where an adapter can be had cheap?
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Link Depot USB2.0 To IDE Convertor Cable Model USB2-IDE
    
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Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
I need a cheap solution so that i can hook up an IDE HDD to a USB port (sorta like extrenal enclosures do) but without the enclosure. I only have one IDE port on my board and want to transfer data to another HDD. Any ideas where an adapter can be had cheap?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...to+usb&Ntk=all
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Lol thanks i totally overlooked them
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but can you boot using those harddrives connected to usb ports. I hear theres some dificulty booting from usb harddrives
    
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Dont need to boot
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cablestogo.com is a good source feel free to email me

jerry@jlcustompc.com for prices on all your cable needs i exclusivly use them for all my cable solutions and get huge discounts.
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