Linked by Howard Fosdick on Wed 29th Feb 2012 00:56 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Current computers use SATA disk drives. Pentium IV's and earlier computers used the IDE drive standards. How can you intermix SATA and IDE disk drives? This article discusses the options. It is the next in my series of articles on computer refurbishing.
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by bolomkxxviii on Thu 1st Mar 2012 15:52 UTC
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The chances are that IDE drive is fairly old. Do you really want to store your valuable data on it? I bought a few USB enclosures for my old IDE drives. I never use them for main storage though. I wouldn't trust them for backups either.

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