Solved Will IDE and SATA work together? Tags: Hard Drives SATA Motherboards Storage Last response: September 26, 2011 1:56 AM in Storage Share bayonet14 September 25, 2011 3:23:38 PM Hello I have an IDE 160GB hard drive. I plan to buy 1 terabyte or 500GB SATA harddrive Will IDE and SATA work together? My motherboard is g41m p28 http://www.msi.com/product/mb/G41M-P28.html I want to keep my IDE harddrive because all my files and OS are kept there and formatting and installing all the games, programs and etc is so tedious. Will installing a SATA harddisk on my motherboard work with an IDE? More about : ide sata work Anonymous a b V Motherboard a b G Storage September 25, 2011 3:32:57 PM It doesn't matter if both an ide and sata hdd are plugged in. m 0 l Best solution pjmelect a b V Motherboard a b G Storage September 25, 2011 3:38:05 PM There should be no problem adding a SATA hard drive. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bayonet14 September 26, 2011 1:56:34 AM Best answer selected by bayonet14. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources IDE AND SATA DRIVES AND HOW THEY WORK TOGETHER Forum A8N32-SLI Problems with SATA and IDE working together Forum How can I use a SATA and an IDE HDD together? Forum SolvedCan scsi and ide work together Forum Can you run 2 optical ide drives and 1 dvd sata drive together Forum DVD writer sata and combo drive IDE together be used on a pc Forum Use a SATA & IDE HDD Drive together Forum Problems with using both IDE and SATA drives together Forum SATA and IDE Together, Forum SATA and IDE together Forum Can I run IDE Drives and SATA Drives Together? Forum Sata and IDE together under WinXP? Forum SolvedSata HD doesnt work on enclosure but 3 IDE HD's work on it...help please Forum SolvedSATA appears busted, IDE works; will PCIe SATA card work? Forum SolvedMaking new power supplies with SATA connectors work with IDE drives Forum SolvedSATA Hard Drives and IDE Hard Drive not Working... Forum SolvedIDE to sata converter not working Forum SolvedWill a R-driver III usb 2 0 to sata/ide cable work with a 3 5 floppy drive Forum SolvedIDE to sata converter not working Forum Can SCSI and IDE work together? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !