IDE hdd on sata Tags: Hard Drives SATA Storage Product Last response: March 22, 2012 10:39 PM in Storage Share arunprasad March 22, 2012 7:28:42 PM i have 2 IDE HDD and a IDE dvd drive. my new motherboard has only SATA no IDE. can i go with ide to sata converter or ide to pci card. os is on one of the ide hdd. will it boot. More about : ide hdd sata price_th a b G Storage March 22, 2012 7:44:33 PM You will need a IDE controller card. I've never heard of a IDE to SATA converter. popatim a c 366 G Storage March 22, 2012 10:39:27 PM i've used several IDE to sata adapters The one I used with good results looked somewhat like these but was made by Rosewill. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... heres the one with the best rating even though theres only 3 reviews. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSATA , IDE HDD Docking station ForumIDE HDD to SATA ForumSATA III HDD on SATA PCI Card vs SATA IDE Adapter ForumIDE PSU and SATA HDD and Optical drive ForumHow to insert a sata hdd on a system using ide or ahci ForumHDD not detected through USB- IDE/SATA adapter ForumOnt install ide hdd on SATA host ForumIDE HDD Master with SATA HDD SLAVE? ForumIDE HDD to Sata Motherboard via Bidirectional Adaptor ForumSATA HDD as the main drive on an IDE mobo? Forum1 sata and 2 ide HDD in one system - 1 ide controller ForumIDE to SATA on HDD using Ultimate Boot CD or Booting from CD ForumIDE hdd in a Motherboard with Sata ports only? ForumAdvice/Opinions SSD and IDE HDD vs. Single SATA HDD ForumHave you cloned a IDE to SATA HDD ForumInstalling my orig. IDE HDD (as Primary) in a HP Comp/Mobo w/ SATA HDD ForumJumper setting for ide hdd with cdrom and sata ForumHow to add an IDE HDD and DVD/RW onto new Motherboard with only SATA ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. ForumIde to sata adapter boot issue More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !