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bought a msi 870-c43, it only came with 2 sata cables ,io shield,and manuals, no ide stuff。shouldnt it be included?
    
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The last two mobos I have bought did not include any IDE cables. One being an EVGA (Sig) and another being a Gigabyte.

Guess most manufacturers figure if your going to use IDE stuff you most likely have the cables too (Cause your Old School and cool like that).
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post #3 of 30
Odd, my 890FX came with an IDE cable that I promptly through in the trash... If there's an IDE connection on the mobo, then yeah, I'd expect there to be an IDE cable included.
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wait,do i need the ide cables??? or is the sata all i need。。
    
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Are your HDD's Sata or IDE? If you have old-school HDD's and need the IDE cable, then yeah. If you have newer HDD's that take SATA cables, you're good to go and don't need the IDE cables.

Honestly, I'm surprised IDE connectors are even still on mobos. Same with PS/2 connections. Antiquated garbage...
post #6 of 30
Most likely sata. Not too many hdds are still ide. I see an occasional DVD or cd burner having one that's about it. There is no way around air cooling a case with ide cables.
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Are your HDD's Sata or IDE? If you have old-school HDD's and need the IDE cable, then yeah. If you have newer HDD's that take SATA cables, you're good to go and don't need the IDE cables.

Honestly, I'm surprised IDE connectors are even still on mobos. Same with PS/2 connections. Antiquated garbage...
I'm glad I have a PS/2 keyboard connector. It's more responsive than a USB connector, actually. Just a nice little add on to have if you don't want to use a bunch of adapters if you have an mech. keyboard.
    
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With my mobo (look at the sign) I had a beautiful blue IDE cable that I use for my dvd burner (will change it with my mother sata dvd burner when I have time )
    
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post #9 of 30
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Are your HDD's Sata or IDE? If you have old-school HDD's and need the IDE cable, then yeah. If you have newer HDD's that take SATA cables, you're good to go and don't need the IDE cables.

Honestly, I'm surprised IDE connectors are even still on mobos. Same with PS/2 connections. Antiquated garbage...

not sure this is my harddrive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136769

and what about my cd dvd drive?
    
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that hdd is sata. which disk drive you got?
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