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. m 0 l popatim a c 813 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... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading from an IDE HDD to a SATA SSD and HDD Forum Solvedusing HDD IDE in a new MB support Sata ports only Forum SolvedTransferring files, ide hdd (win xp) to sata hdd (win 7) Forum SolvedInstall of a used ide hdd with already installed sata hdd caused change of sata from disc (0) to disc (1) Forum Solvedhow to connect 2 ide hdd and 1sata hdd at one time,my motherboard has both connection cables. also I dont have a cd/dvd rom. Forum SolvedIDE External HDD to SATA PC Forum Solvedcan you have an IDE as a master HDD and a sata as a slave? Forum SolvedHdd help! Sata and IDE Forum Solved40 pin ide to 7 pin sata - old hdd, new motherboard Forum how to convert hdd from IDE to SATA 2 Forum IDE SSD vs new sata 7200rpm Hdd Forum How can I use a SATA and an IDE HDD together? Forum Solvedcan you boot ide hdd to sata adapter Forum SolvedUse IDE to SATA adapter with HDD Dock?? Forum SolvedIDE HDD to SATA mobo Forum cannot see new SATA HDD(unformatted) from IDE master HDD; yet when i set the SATA primary secondary in BIOS set under AUTO... Forum SolvedWhich HDD adapter do i need? (IDE to SATA) Forum SolvedIDE Mode on sata HDD Forum Need to copy Windows from IDE HDD to SATA HDD Forum How to format a new toshiba hard drive? Im using a sata/ide usb to my laptop. The hdd shows up in the device manager, but n Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !