Solved IDE External HDD to SATA PC Tags: Storage Last response: September 18, 2013 9:06 AM in Storage Share IPW September 18, 2013 9:02:26 AM Hi Folks, I have a fairly modern PC with all SATA drives. I have an IDE External Drive (in Case) that links to a PC by USB. Are they compatible?? Thanks More about : ide external hdd sata Best solution USAFRet a c 883 G Storage September 18, 2013 9:04:36 AM IPW said:Hi Folks, I have a fairly modern PC with all SATA drives. I have an IDE External Drive (in Case) that links to a PC by USB. Are they compatible?? Thanks Yes. It goes trough the USB interface, and the PC does not care what the internal interface in the enclosure is. Share IPW September 18, 2013 9:06:26 AM Thank you very much. :-) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedExternal ide hdd active when not connected to PC Forum Solvedconnect external HDD - mini USB as internal SATA in PC Forum Will external ide hard drives work on a sata pc Forum adding IDE HDD TO SATA PC Forum Problems connecting SATA HDD to IDE pc via Dynamode IDE-SATA-SI adapter Forum SolvedProblem after installing external HDD into PC (standard SATA) Forum Primary SATA won't boot when IDE Slave laptop HDD is plugged into a PC Forum External SATA 2.5 hdd enclosure not recognized or even showing up on PC Forum SolvedUpgrading from an IDE HDD to a SATA SSD and HDD Forum SolvedUsing IDE & FAT32 external HD with Win 7 NTSF SATA C:/ HD Forum Solvedusing HDD IDE in a new MB support Sata ports only Forum SolvedHow can I use a SATA and an IDE HDD together? Forum SolvedTransferring files, ide hdd (win xp) to sata hdd (win 7) Forum SolvedInstall of a used ide hdd with already installed sata hdd caused change of sata from disc (0) to disc (1) Forum Solvedhow to connect 2 ide hdd and 1sata hdd at one time,my motherboard has both connection cables. also I dont have a cd/dvd rom. Forum Solvedcan you have an IDE as a master HDD and a sata as a slave? Forum SolvedHdd help! Sata and IDE Forum Solved40 pin ide to 7 pin sata - old hdd, new motherboard Forum how to convert hdd from IDE to SATA 2 Forum SolvedI want a top quality reliablle 4 bay external hdd case which can handle 4 x 4tb hdd's and also offer e-sata as well as USB 3.0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !