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I bought new motherboard Intel DH67GD which has not IDE interface to attach the DVD writer.
It has 2 SATA with 6Gb/s, 3 SATA with 3Gb/s and 1 e-SATA with 3GB/s. Mmobo specs link.

How can I connect my old LG DVD Writer (IDE interface)?

Will an IDE to SATA Connector work?

If yes then how to connect that DVD writer with IDE-SATA converter?

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You are best to install an ide pci/pci-e card, connect your ide devices to that. pci cards are more compatible than adapters that connect to the back of the drive. – Moab Nov 20 '12 at 15:28
  1. Set the drive as Master (use a jumper for the pins, with text like "CS", "MA, "SL" or similar (Cable Select, Master, Slave)
  2. Attach the IDE to SATA adapter to the drive
  3. Connect a SATA cable between the mobo SATA and the adapter SATA jack
  4. Attach a power cable for the drive

It should work now, but it seems that some adapters and mobo combinations will not work with 100 % certainty.


Setting the jumper

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Can you give visual link ? – ravidev Nov 20 '12 at 9:47
I added images to the post now – Juha Untinen Nov 20 '12 at 9:52
Thanks!! i will try and let you know – ravidev Nov 20 '12 at 10:09
Yes, that's how it is. – Juha Untinen Nov 20 '12 at 10:24

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