3rd hdd

By Dantrag
Oct 25, 2003
  1. i've got 2 hdd and got a new 1 (my mobo only has 2 ide channels) can i get a pci card that would give a an extra ide channel?
  2. novicegamer

    novicegamer TS Rookie Posts: 89

    Yes Promise makes a good one.Cant find a link right now but they are inexpensive
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You can attach 2 devices to 1 IDE channel, so if you already have 1 CDROM device and 2 HDDs, you have space for exactly one more.

    But since you are actually willing to by a separate controller, go ahead. Performance wise it would be better and you will have room for future expansion.
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