Will IDE and SATA work together?


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

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?
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  1. It doesn't matter if both an ide and sata hdd are plugged in.
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    There should be no problem adding a SATA hard drive.
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