[Solved] Adding second HDD to old machine with both PATA and SATA connections Tags: Hard Drives SATA Storage Last response: December 29, 2012 4:16 PM in Storage Share dab65 December 29, 2012 4:08:54 PM Can I add a PATA drive into an old machine which has SATA Drives? The connections are available. Will the computer see the new drive? More about : solved adding hdd machine pata sata connections cball1311 a b G Storage December 29, 2012 4:16:33 PM It should come up in the BIOS as an IDE drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Adding second HDD to old machine with both PATA and SATA connections Forum Adding second drive to SATA card vs. motherboard PATA ports Forum SATA or PATA optical drives Forum IDE, SATA , PATA connections Forum Adding second sata HDD questions Forum Installing a 3rd SATA internal HDD when master & slave are IDE Forum Help with sata and pata connections Forum Adding SATA HDD , Removing SATA DVD, Removing PATA HDD Forum Win XP Setup does not enumerate hdd when both SATA & PATA .. Forum Adding a PATA drive slows down bootup Forum P4C800-E Deluxe -- Booting from SATA when PATA drive is in.. Forum PCI-E and PATA Forum Need Help in Connecting a SATA 2 HDD Forum Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R SATA and fan connections Forum Hooking up an eSATA enclosure to my old PATA system Forum Install 2nd ( old , ata) hard drive on sata machine .. Forum Trying to get this SATA PCI controller installed Forum 2nd SATA drive detected in BIOS but NOT in Windows Disk Management Forum To RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forum SATA to IDE Adapter, Drive Not Detected in BIOS Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !