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 MSI 970A-G43 MotherBoard Bios not detecting Sata II 3gbs Hard Drive (Clicking Sound also) Forum Hard Drive type EIDE, ATA, SATA? Forum techie help - Serial ATA SATA to EIDE/IDE Hard Drive Mini .. Forum Sata III hard drive in a Sata II motherboard Forum SATA II hard drive in a SATA I motherboard? Forum SolvedAdding EIDE HDD (Maxtor Onetouch II as internal) to system with SATA boot drive causes system to no longer boot Forum SolvedBought a new SATA III hard drive, want to use it on a Sata II port Forum EIDE hard drive compatible with a Dell Optiplex 620? Forum Can and SATA Hard Drive Plug Into SATA II Port? Forum SolvedSata III Replacement for Current Sata II Hard Drive Forum SolvedWill a Sata 3 Hard drive work on a Sata 2 Motherboard? Forum SolvedWill this motherboard support a SATA 6gb/s Hard Drive? Forum Older EIDE hard drive "sorta" recognized Forum Will SATA III hard drive work with SATA II enclosure Forum I NEED A NEW 5.75INCH EIDE HARD DRIVE FOR AN OLD DELL DIMENSION XPS T600R Forum Solved sata 111 hard drive pentium 4 775 motherboard Forum P7P55D EVO will not recognise optical or hard-drive with EIDE Forum SolvedSata hard drive as master on ide motherboard Forum Internal HD SATA II is not detected by hard drive dock Forum Old EIDE Hard Drive Questions Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !