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Are these SCSI drives and what should I do with them?

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I have about 8 of these drives that were given to me by a friend and I was wanting to maybe make a small LAMP test server since I have some parts and an extra rackmount.

They all have this end:

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Anyway I can run these on a spare 6 sata port mobo?
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Yeah it's a SCSI drive with an SCA connector. It's not a simple hookup since it uses parallel communication (IDE) instead of serial (SATA). So you would need to buy a SCA 80 pin to IDE/PATA converter then an IDE to SATA adapter. Even then I'm not sure how effectively they would work.
    
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Yeah it's a SCSI drive with an SCA connector. It's not a simple hookup since it uses parallel communication (IDE) instead of serial (SATA). So you would need to buy a SCA 80 pin to IDE/PATA converter then an IDE to SATA adapter. Even then I'm not sure how effectively they would work.

nothing simple.. thanks though.. should I just throw them away?
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