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I have an old 160 GB EIDE ATA-133 hard drive, which I would like to use in my Dell PowerEdge T105 server.

However, the cables inside the T105 are SATA, which won't connect to the drive.

Is there some way I can connect this? Are there adapter cables available? Or do I need to buy some additional hardware for the server to use this drive?

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You can find PCI PATA adapters for reasonable prices, usually cheaper than a SATA-to-PATA adapter.

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I am thinking this may do the trick: amazon.com/PATA-to-SATA-Device-Adapter/dp/B001JQHJSU any idea? –  frankadelic Jun 23 '10 at 4:36
    
That one goes the wrong way. Try this instead: amazon.com/SATA-IDE-Drive-Interface-Adapter/dp/B002PN8B1A/… –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jun 23 '10 at 5:01

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