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 New IDE for boot with older SATA and it doesn't... - Forum SATA/IDE interop? - Forum IDE hard drive to SATA - Forum Installing a 3rd SATA internal HDD when master & slave are IDE - Forum Setting up two SATA hard drives on an IDE machine - 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: ForumCan I put 4 IDE HDD's, 2 Sata HDD's and 3 DVD drives on an.. ForumIDE to SATA problem ForumSATA vs IDE /ATA 133-- how much better? ForumConstant lag even in older games - HD 5770 ForumXPS M1710 older IDE board replaceable with newer SATA motherboard? ForumNeed help find a MB with atleast 4 P-ATA and 2 S-ATA ide Forumrunning ATA-133 hard drives in older BX motherboard systems. ForumImpossible to find new 2.5" IDE 7200 rpm drives now??? ForumWhich of these IDE drives has the fastest interface? ForumTwo drives on one IDE ForumSee a future problem with SATA drives ? ForumSATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumP31-DS3L - No SATA Drivers? Forump45 neo3 not posting with 8gb of DIMM More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !