extra IDE connections needed

  rsturbo 01:32 23 Jan 2003
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  rsturbo 01:32 23 Jan 2003

i need to add more hard drives to my pc is there a way to increase the number of IDE channels on my pc? i have asus a7v8x m/board.
thanks for any help

  SafeHaven 01:36 23 Jan 2003

You need a ribbon with more outlets to add hard drives, but make sure you enable each added hard drive as a slave,there should be jumpers on it.

  Switcher 01:38 23 Jan 2003

You can buy a PCI card which will provide two more channels giving you four more devices.

You could of course add Scsi hard drives also

  DieSse 02:06 23 Jan 2003

You cannot have an IDE cable with more than two connectors. Switchers advice is the right way. Promise are probably the major manufacturer.

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