Would i be able to do this?

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    Okay, my Dell Dimension 4400 is said not to support SATA, hence why i have none on my Motherboard.

    so im not exactly sure if a Sata card with a VIA Chipset would work or not, would it?
     
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    Someone..?
     
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    yea a SATA PCI card would work fine
     
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    Joe88 is right but I will say do not even consider that card you linked: it is a silicon image chipset which do not play well with several drive models (to the point you may well end up bricking the drive if it is a Hitachi).
     
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    i brought a PCI VIA 6241a sata card yesterday for £7. Cant moan!
     
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    Yeah, but i want to try and avoid the shipping cost and waiting. Ill order online if i have to but i would prefer to buy from a local store
     
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    Do you have local computer fairs near your place? I got mine from there. Otherwise it was at least 20 quid in the shops
     
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    As mentioned you can probably get a better deal if you are willing to venture online but "VIA VT6421 Chipset" is the magic word: go right ahead.
     
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    Yeah thats what i thought, just needed some input from someone with more experience. Thanks a lot! [​IMG]