Solved Old HD, new motherboard Tags: Homebuilt Motherboards HD Systems Last response: February 27, 2010 6:59 AM in Systems Share fferree_99 February 20, 2010 7:57:55 AM I may need to replace a motherboard. Can I use my old HD with a new motherboard, not the same brand as the old? More about : motherboard Best solution tecmo34 a b B Homebuilt system a c 236 V Motherboard February 20, 2010 11:14:48 AM Yes.... But you will need to do a clean install of the OS, drivers, programs & etc., as the new MOBO won't recognize the old hard's MOBO BIOS/drivers. You will either not BOOT at all or have a high level of BSOD. Share fferree_99 February 27, 2010 6:59:27 AM Best answer selected by fferree_99. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalled new Motherboard and Processor on old Windows7 HD, can't detect Network Controller Forum Old HD with new motherboard Forum New motherboard does not recognize old HD's plugged in to sata Forum New motherboard, old RAID 0 HD's Forum New cpu, motherboard, old xp hd? Forum New MSI motherboard not recognizing old HD Forum New motherboard old HD/ Not recognizing keyboard Forum SolvedWill a HD5450 msi edition fit on my old msi 0a48 motherboard? Forum SolvedQuestions for replacing old motherboard with a new motherboard, then dealing with Operating System. Forum SolvedVery old hard drive with new motherboard Forum SolvedNEW Motherboard old boot drive Forum SolvedLooking for a new motherboard combatible with my old hardware Forum SolvedNew Motherboard install with Old Windows 7? Forum SolvedNew Hard Drive with Old Motherboard. Doesn't Recognize. Forum SolvedBlue Screens: Old HDD, New Motherboard Forum SolvedCan I use my old ram on my new motherboard? Forum SolvedInstalling new CPU and Motherboard with new SSD but wanting to keep old HDD files Forum SolvedWill my old CRT monitor work with a brand new motherboard Forum SolvedNew Flat Screen TV, old HD receiver. Forum SolvedOld master HD as new slave Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !