Seagate says End of IDE
Seems like Seagate decided to say goodbye to all IDE hard disk drive until end of this year. Not sure how the other manufacturers react and if they are going to follow soon. There are still many older PC like Pentium 4 & Athlon XP laying around the world. So one of them might going to continue supporting IDE. Of course, you can't always depend on the backward compatible hardware to run the SATA version HDD, right? I am getting a new Maxtor 250GB IDE HDD soon for my PC and movies storage. It almost reach the limits and I can't burn without full series in my collection. Damn!