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I bought a cheap sata to ide adaptor to do a 2tb install, after completion I was getting crazy long wait times for the xbox to even load it was such a disappointment .  Buy cheap buy twice!  I have a startech one now and it works fine completely night and day.  

This forum has helped me loads already thank you.

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I don't have any problem with this one, but I always change capacitors by panasonic caps, and check twice all solders.

This adapter only use 5V even if the 12V is conected

bye

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I have 2 of the same and both work fine.

But the first of them had a solder bridge on the controler chip which i have fixed.

Maybe you have se same problem and maybe it could help to resolder the joints on the resisors and caps and power like i did on both of mine. The original used solder is horrible.

But i also have to admit that i bought both as amazon deal for 5 euros each so for me it was worth the hassle. ;)

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I have several of them  in use and I have only had one faulty in the last 3 years and that did not work at all.

I have had more problems with the IDE leads than the adapters.

 

Cheers

SS Dave


Soft modding is like masturbating, It gets the job done but it's nothing like the real thing.

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