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HOw to add the fitth IDE harddisj on PC?

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My PC have two onboard  IDE which support four hardisk but
HOw to add the fitth IDE harddisk( not SCSI) on PC?
any card I can use?
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EDWARDY:

You an only attach 4 hard drives to your motherboard.  but you could hook up an external , removable hard drive through the parallel port.  Just out of curiousty, why the need to hook up 5 hard drives?
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Thanks your reply,
because I have alreaddy installed two IDE CD ROM( One is CD writer, another is common CD rom), plus tswo harddisk whihc have totally 7 Gb. But now I need more space for storing of Mpeg data which is created by my new bought exterent mpeg encoder.

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Other that using parrel port, can I use a ide interface card for additional harddsik.?
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