[mythtv-users] OT: Help selecting PCI SATA card

mythtvuserslist.20.jisme at spamgourmet.com mythtvuserslist.20.jisme at spamgourmet.com
Mon Aug 20 09:39:22 UTC 2007

That's interesting.
I seem to remember not being able to find some kind of SATA/PATA converter.
Seeing stuff like that now I don't know what I was thinking of before.

 > Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 02:51:46 -0600
 > From: anaerin at gmail.com
 > To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
 > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] OT: Help selecting PCI SATA card
 > On 8/20/07, mythtvuserslist.20.jisme at spamgourmet.com
 > <mythtvuserslist.20.jisme at spamgourmet.com> wrote:
 > > [Resent from spamgourmet as I think hotmail eat my message and I had
 > > something to add anyway]
 > > Here is something to note about SATA drives:
 > > SATA drives use a different power connectector then a PATA drive (More
 > > Info Here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SATA#Cables_and_connectors )
 > > and if the computer was built before SATA connectors were manufactured
 > > your computer's power supply may not have the right connector to 
use it.
 > > If that is the case you would need to find a converter if one exists or
 > > buy a new power supply.
 > "If one exists"? SATA converters have been around as long as SATA has 
 > http://www.google.com/search?q=sata+power+converter
 > will come up with a few hundred places with prices starting at $2. If
 > you're in the US, start here:
 > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812189005
 > --
 > Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
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