IDE hard disk drive ?

  Magik ®© 09:56 17 Oct 05

hi, I want to get a HDD drive caddie to house the drive i took out of my desktop to use as storage, the drive has a multi pin terminal. is that known as a IDE drive...the one i am thinking of getting is this one.

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  Catastrophe 10:24 17 Oct 05

"Supports stand ard 3.5 inch IDE/EiDE HDD"

If it came out of your computer it should be OK. Unlikely to be SCSI in which case you would get a SCSI start up screen on boot.

  Catastrophe 10:25 17 Oct 05

IDE drive is attached to motherboard by (usually a broad thin cable usually (though not always) with an end and a centre connector.

SCSI would be connected to a PCI card.

  Magik ®© 10:39 17 Oct 05

thanks all, it did have a wide cable fitted to it.

thanks again.

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