Solved ESATA HBA to SATA 2 HDD Tags: Homebuilt SATA Connection Hard Drives Compatibility Systems Last response: April 19, 2010 6:08 AM in Systems Share helitha April 18, 2010 7:30:18 AM Hello ,I want to buy a eSATA HBA wanting to use it to connect a SATA2 HDD. Is it possible or compatible. Thanks For Any Help. More about : esata hba sata hdd Best solution tecmo34 a b B Homebuilt system April 19, 2010 12:55:11 AM Share Yes, you can use one to hook up a SATA2 HDD but you'll also need to find a power source for your HDD. Standard HDD's require a power supply source to power them. It will work with no issues on an External Enclosure with an eSATA connection. helitha April 19, 2010 6:08:33 AM Best answer selected by helitha. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Esata Port Multiplier? Forum SATA RAID Controller or HBA : questions and request for recommendations Forum ESATA to SATA Cable - HDD not detected Forum Can I use Esata with normal SATA HDD ? Forum Non-RAID SATA II card? Forum Motherboard specifies " eSATA " - My HDD is " SATA " Forum Can I connect an internal HDD SATA2 through the eSATA ? Forum How to connect SATA hdd with eSATA enclosure to a notebook? Forum ESATA or USB 3 external HDD enclosure Forum Windows home server OP Forum Connect a SATA disk to a eSATA port Forum 5TB MicroNet RAID Platinum Help Forum SATA to eSATA enclosure possible with this external drive? Forum External eSATA port multiplier for non-multiplier-compliant SATA port Forum Dat build... Forum SATA to IDE conversion Forum [Solved] Sata connections on new build Forum Use a partition or slower HDD for OS? Forum Adding SATA port Forum What does S.M.A.R.T mean in BIOS sata configuration screen Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !