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Instead of using the flat ribbon to connect your sound card to the front bay, will a round ide cable work? While the ide cable does fit on both, I want to ask before potentially shorting out my sound card.
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post #2 of 6
It should work. It looks just like a regular ribbon cable.
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post #3 of 6
I do not believe the cables are actually the same
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post #4 of 6
You can always try to round those ribbon cables that came with the sound card.. theres a few FAQs on how to here on OCN.
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post #5 of 6
nope they are different, don't try it or it will bend the pins.

Have a look at the holes on it and you can see that they block out different parts.
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post #6 of 6
If you can find an unblocked IDE cable then it will work. This is why though



I just folded mine over and taped it. BAM! Instant round cable.
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