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By karansoin ·
I have a quantum SCSI that was in my 386 machine.
Can this drive be connected to my PIII to get the data on it.

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by TechExec2 In reply to SCSI HDD

Sure it can. Why do you think it might not be able to be? Is there more behind your question than is apparent in your question?

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by Roger99a In reply to Sure

If he has a SCSI controller that will go in his P III then yes.

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by TechExec2 In reply to If

Obviously he must have a SCSI controller. Since we're covering the obvious, let's remind him that he must have a keyboard and a monitor on that PIII computer too!


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SCSI controller ?

by karansoin In reply to Sure

Will I be able to use The SCSI controller that was in the 386. It is really huge its length is that of an ATX Cabinet. Or i need to buy another SCSI controller

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by TechExec2 In reply to SCSI controller ?


386 motherboards typically had ISA slots. PIII motherboards typically have PCI slots. If your SCSI controller card is ISA and your PIII motherboard only has PCI slots, then you'll have to buy a new PCI SCSI controller.

But, if I were you, I would buy a new IDE HDD instead for your PIII machine. You won't need a SCSI controller card at all then. And, your SCSI drive is probably a bunch of years old and will likely fail on you soon. SCSI is passe these days except for high-end servers.

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by karansoin In reply to Maybe

My PIII mo-board(SE440 BX) has ISA slots.

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