Change of hard disc drive

  bogsdollox1 13:42 29 Aug 2009
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Could somebody please tell me if I can change the hard drive in my PC from an eide drive to a sata drive.
I have a Tiny PC with a Western Digital WD400 hard drive and want to replace it with a 300mb sata drive. The motherboard is a MSI MS-6524 ver:1 socket 478.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Many thanks

  cream. 14:20 29 Aug 2009

Your motherboard has no SATA ports.

The only way you could do it is by using a PCI SATA controller card.

  lofty29 14:25 29 Aug 2009

I think that you can buy pata to sata conversion cables.
click here

  lofty29 14:29 29 Aug 2009

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