Double USB ??

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Punkychan, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. Punkychan

    Punkychan OSNN Addict

    Is it possible to hook 2 hard drives ( with extra power supply ) and the drives jumper settings to master and slave running on usb 2.0. on a single usb cord ? I've got no PCI sloy available for an extra raid card.Is it possible ??
  2. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

    Pacific Northwest
    You could plug a USB 2.0 hub such as this one into your USB port and not worry about master/slave.
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

    Between Austin and Tampa
    as long as you have a primary HDD connected via either to the p-ata channel or the s-ata channels you should be fine connecting the other devices to USB... not sure if it is a wise idea to connect 2 HDD's on a single USB cable though (due to transfer rates amongst other things)...

    personally have not heard that take place but what Unwonted suggested would be the best thing really... if you don't have more room available...

    else swap one of your current p-ata or s-ata drives for a larger capacity one...