AM2 Motherboard with IDE sockets?

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Does anyone know if any of the motherboards for AM2 CPU's have IDE
sockets? My motherboard just died and I have two IDE hard drives and a
IDE DVD drive. I've been out of the hardware market for a while and
things seem to have moved right along. I really need to get data from
my old hard drives and would like to continue using them.

thanks

Lionel.

Re: AM2 Motherboard with IDE sockets?

lionelv@gmail.com wrote:
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Here's one.
ASRock AM2V890-VSTA Motherboard
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1998
There must be lots more.
-Adrian

Re: AM2 Motherboard with IDE sockets?

lionelv@gmail.com wrote:
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There is an M2N-SLI still listed here. Some of the older Nvidia chipsets
had two IDE connectors off the Southbridge. I see some VIA chipsets
here too.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010200022+1070921489+1297219547&Subcategory=22

You can get both PCI and PCI Express x1 add-in boards, with PATA
connectors on them. So you can buy any motherboard that has a single
IDE on it, and get additional IDE connectors with cards like this.
Thus would be the "Deluxe" version, in the sense that it has
two ribbon cable connectors on it. There are cheaper cards with
only one ribbon cable connector.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158082
http://c1.neweggimages.com/NeweggImage/productimage/15-158-082-02.jpg

The idea would be, the IDE stuff you want to boot from, would be
connected to the single Southbridge IDE connector. Then, any
additional data drives would go on the add-on card. You can probably
boot from the add-on (it has a boot rom), but I suggest using the
Southbridge port for the most convenient usage.

    Paul

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