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Post Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:11 am   
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So I came across a Seagate Barracuda, but it's a SATA. I looked up IDE to SATA converters, but nobody who tried all of the ones I saw in an Xbox had success without longer boot & load times. The Xbox at hand is a well used 1.1 with a stock WD that I would like to replace before it fails, but I'm not sure what the time frame for that HDD's failure is. Should I just get an IDE HDD, or use a converter on the Sg? If a converter any recommendations?
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Post Posted: Sat May 07, 2016 9:56 pm   
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I've found that using an IDE drive is more reliable, i use a 500GB and have plenty of room for the games and software i use. i tried 3 adapters with around 6 SATA drives and had too many boot issues. i prefere a smooth running machine.


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Post Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 9:16 pm   
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True, no sense tapering the power of the old beast. Where do you get your IDE's from? I can't find any new at a very good price with good capacity.
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