3 SATA Harddrives v. How?

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    Kieffer87 Orly OT Supporter

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    I have a dell dimension 4700. I currently have a 40GB 10k drive for OS and programs. I also have a 200GB for movies, songs, etc. I want to add another 40GB I have laying around. How do I go about adding this? I only have 2 SATA slots on my mobo? Thanks
     
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    You'll need SATA controller card basically
     
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    great, thanks for the help guys!
     
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    Would I want to just run all three off of this card, or keep the two off of the mobo?
     
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    You're probably going to want to keep boot drive running off the motherboard at least.
     
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    I'd just add the additional drive to the card, leave the other two drives where they're at.
     

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