Closed Adding a second internal hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: January 27, 2013 1:21 AM in Storage Share Magnum_17 January 17, 2013 4:59:59 AM Hello, I was wondering if I could install a WD5000AAKB PATA Internal hard drive as a second storage. I not sure if it is compatible with my other SATA Hard drive or motherboard. I have a Dell Dimension E310 with XP. Thank you for your time. More about : adding internal hard drive Best solution phil22 a c 79 G Storage January 17, 2013 3:51:45 PM Share There is 1 x standard 40-pin IDE (PATA) port provided on the motherboard of a Dell Dimension E310, so provided it isn't already in use, you can connect your PATA hard drive to it. I can't confirm that the E310 has mounting rails for a second hard drive though, so you may have to buy a mounting kit. Magnum_17 January 26, 2013 11:15:21 PM phil22 said:There is 1 x standard 40-pin IDE (PATA) port provided on the motherboard of a Dell Dimension E310, so provided it isn't already in use, you can connect your PATA hard drive to it. I can't confirm that the E310 has mounting rails for a second hard drive though, so you may have to buy a mounting kit. Thank You Very Much phil22, That was the solution to my question! Thank you for your time! Related resources Adding second internal hard drive in my PC. - Forum Need Help Adding Second Internal Hard Divre [HP Pavilion Elite e9290f] - Forum Added second internal hard drive - Forum Adding a second hard drive internally - Forum Adding a second hard drive - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Magnum_17 January 26, 2013 11:16:49 PM Best answer selected by Magnum_17. SR-71 Blackbird a c 157 G Storage January 27, 2013 1:21:37 AM This topic has been closed by SR-71 Blackbird Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Second ** internal hard drive in Dell Inspiron . Possible? Forum Adding a Second Hard Drive : Hints for the Clueless Forum How do I remove partitions from second internal drive Forum Adding a second SATA internal disk Forum Unable to see my second internal hard drive Forum Adding second drive to SATA card vs. motherboard PATA ports Forum Getting a internal second hard drvie Forum Adding a second hard drive for back up Forum Second internal HDD "disappeared" Forum Can i install a second hard drive from 32 bit computer into a windows 7 computer Forum Second hard drive in Dell Studio 540MT Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum Will I lose my hard drive files if I make an SSD my boot drive? Forum Making an SSD my boot drive without losing files. Forum CD Drive sata connectors Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !