How to get more than 4 IDE

Thread: How to get more than 4 IDE

  1. Mystical_2K's Avatar

    Mystical_2K said:

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    i have got an MSI board (and guess what like every other it has 4 IDE ports) and i want to use say 6 IDE devices - can someone tell me how this is possible if it is and if so where can i get the required stuff from - any help please
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  2. merlinL14's Avatar

    merlinL14 said:

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    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] look on this site m8. I have their HPT370 fitted and it gives me 2 more IDE channels (4 more devices). HTH
     
  3. cosmicma's Avatar

    cosmicma said:

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    ide 1 master / slave
    ide 2 master / slave
    ide 3 master / slave
    ide 4 master / slave

    there you go 8 devices in total but if you plan to use raid ( stripe 0 or 1 ) then go with merlin14's post
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  4. merlinL14's Avatar

    merlinL14 said:

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    The HPT370 allows you to use the 2 channels as just extra channels, just dont set the RAID option.
     
  5. ABCMan's Avatar

    ABCMan said:

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    maplins do a couple, one with raid one without, get the raid one and dont set the raid (unless you are on win 98/me then get the non raid one)


    just stay clear of the cards by EXTREME IO (eio) i know of no one who hasnt taken them back for a refund.
     
  6. EUPHORiA's Avatar

    EUPHORiA said:

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    Remember IDE 3 and 4 might not support CD-ROms'
     
  7. merlinL14's Avatar

    merlinL14 said:

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    Originally posted by EUPHORiA
    Remember IDE 3 and 4 might not support CD-ROms'
    The HPT370 does not support CD roms under Win98 but does under Win2k??
     
  8. merlinL14's Avatar

    merlinL14 said:

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    Mystical_2K you have PM.