Not enough IDE connectors on Motherboard

By LoganHDL
May 6, 2006
  1. Can we have a hard drive and a DVD on the same IDE cable?
  2. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    2 devices per ide thats the limit
    make drive slave make dvd the master on the end of cable
    so answer is yes
  3. benken2202001

    benken2202001 TS Booster Posts: 115   +17

    If you need more IDE slots, you can get PCI -> IDE converters or even USB -> IDE converters.
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