will MB with Sata capability run older IDE drives? Tags: Motherboards SATA ECS Last response: July 8, 2008 8:46 PM in Motherboards Share atekido82 July 8, 2008 8:10:47 PM just making sure. i can still use my older IDE drives with the ECS p4m890t-m2 that I'm switching to More about : sata capability run older ide drives galta July 8, 2008 8:16:41 PM Of course you can. Just don't try to plug and IDE cable in a SATA socket... jonyb222 July 8, 2008 8:20:33 PM ^^ If you manage to do that you're either the most clever person around, or the dumbest. Related resources Can you run 2 optical ide drives and 1 dvd sata drive together - Forum SATA MB but IDE Drives?? - Forum Can I run IDE Drives and SATA Drives Together? - Forum How to install a SATA drive on an older MB? - Forum using HDD IDE in a new MB support Sata ports only - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer galta July 8, 2008 8:38:56 PM Never understimate people. I read a few weeks ago @newegg a review of a 790 mobo where the guy complained about the weird noises the heard from his system after having a hard time placing his amd processor.... jonyb222 July 8, 2008 8:46:47 PM ^^ I get the feeling you can't put a amd processor on that board?? *Edit* yup seems like 790 is only Intel Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich HD to use for OS and games older 74g raptor 8mb(sata1), or 250g 7200rpm 16mb(sata2) Forum Running IDE and SATA drives Forum SolvedUsing my old ide drives on my only-sata mobo Forum SolvedAre SSD drives interchangable between SATA and newer versions (SATA3 now available)? I have older A8N-LA Mobo. Forum Help Running SATA and IDE Hard Drives at Same Time Forum SolvedTwo IDE Hard Drives plugged into a single IDE slot on the motherboard, do the two hard drives share the 130 MB/sec interface? Forum I need an adapter to connect my older hard drives to my newer MB Forum SolvedDo the latest motherboard support older SATA drives Forum I have HP running XP with SATA hard drive. would like to add IDE for extra stora Forum SolvedHow can I use my older IDE drive? Forum SolvedHi guys i want to run two sata hard drives in my pc is there anything i need to purchase e.g cables and how do i do it Forum SolvedReplacing a IDE dvd burn drive with a SATA burn drive? Forum SolvedCan motherboards run separate SATA ports on different modes? IDE/AHCI Forum SolvedHelp with IDE disc drive with sata converter Forum SATA Hard Drives and IDE Hard Drive not Working... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !