EIDE hard drive with a motherboard for a SATA II hard drive Tags: Hard Drives SATA Motherboards Storage Last response: July 1, 2009 3:51 PM in Storage Share JediRevan July 1, 2009 3:33:46 PM Can I use an EIDE hard drive with a motherboard set up for a SATA II drive? More about : eide hard drive motherboard sata hard drive sturm a b G Storage July 1, 2009 3:51:26 PM yes, as long as you have IDE connections on the board. Some boards are doing away with them. If you don't have IDE ports and need to use the drive you will need to get an IDE drive expansion card for either a PCI or PCI-express slot. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHard Drive type EIDE , ATA, SATA ? ForumP7P55D EVO will not recognise optical or hard-drive with EIDE Forumtechie help - Serial ATA SATA to EIDE /IDE Hard Drive Mini .. ForumDoes anyone make a hard drive dock that supports both eide and sata ? ForumI NEED A NEW 5.75INCH EIDE HARD DRIVE FOR AN OLD DELL DIMENSION XPS T600R ForumSATA II hard drive in a SATA I motherboard ? ForumNew EIDE hard drive for Dell 4550 ForumSecondary Hard Drive Problem [pio4, crc errors] ForumWhich cable for EIDE hard drive ? ForumI have HP running XP with SATA hard drive . would like to add IDE for extra stora ForumEIDE drive ForumEIDE Drive ForumUse EIDE drive as swappale Sata drive ForumEIDE and SATA compatibility ForumNewb question: A8N32-SLI + EIDE/SATA ForumSATA and EIDE ForumIs SATA backwards compatible with EIDE ? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum2 or 3 wd 640gig and help with config ForumDeleting Hard Drive Partition More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !