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Any preferred SATA IDE adapters

Postby cpalya » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:54 pm

Blew off the dust of my old 02 XBox softmodded with a 500gb IDE drive. I want to go to a sata drive for more storrage. making a gamers coffee table with an old 32 flat screen. Any advice, its been 5-7 years since I was on top of this stuff. Thanks
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Re: Any preferred SATA IDE adapters

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Re: Any preferred SATA IDE adapters

Postby Berzerk » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:55 am

StarTech bridge is perfect I have had no problems with it. You will need the high speed cables for it also. Also for a 2Tb HDD I used Western Digital Black.

StarTech.com IDE to SATA Hard Drive or Optical Drive Adapter Converter - 40-Pin PATA to 2.5 inches SATA HDD / SSD / ODD Converter https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EOJNGC2/re ... Rm3vxwjclA
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Re: Any preferred SATA IDE adapters

Postby cpalya » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:17 am

thanks for the quick updates fellas - i will check them out.
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Re: Any preferred SATA IDE adapters

Postby kaos_engr » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:10 am

HDE IDE-to-SATA adapter

$9.99 ea or 2 for $11.99

You need a 24" long 80-wire 40-pin high-speed IDE cable too.

P.S. The StarTech has been shown to be faster than other less expensive adapters -- have not tested myself how the HDE adapter compares to the Startech IDE2SAT2 @ $17.18+ ea.

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Re: Any preferred SATA IDE adapters

Postby ironsights87 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:22 am

Kingwin ADP-06. I've used well over 15-20+ in the past year or so with my 2tb setups, not a single one has failed me yet. Don't forget the 80 wire IDE cable as mentioned above.
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