Desktops forum: what to do with old IDE drives ??

by: ec_sincity March 20, 2009 7:37 PM PDT

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what to do with old IDE drives ??

by ec_sincity - 3/20/09 7:37 PM

Having upgraded my computer which has SATA's and one IDE slot , and looking to upgrade my wifes computer , which will have one IDE (if any at all), Im looking for a solution where as I can still use our IDE drives.
We have quite afew of these drives (IDE) and are looking for a solution in which we can put them to good use , without having lots of computers in use merely to house the drives for lan access.

I realise this may sound silly but my ideal solution would be a multi HDD caddy ( usb or firewire) ... is there such a thing ?? .... and if not what other possibilities are there ??

I realise that SATA is the way forward from IDE , but I dont want to send them to the landfill just because our new motherboards dont support them anymore.

Many many thanks in advance.

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