Help on motherboard Tags: Motherboards Device Manager SATA Last response: November 25, 2011 6:54 PM in Motherboards Share konfliict November 25, 2011 4:39:00 PM Hi. I'm looking to get this motherboard for christmas- http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0055QYKQO/ref=s9_hps_... But I need to know, it says it supports SATA RAIDs..and on my device manager it says i have ATA Channel 1, what does this mean? Are they the same thing? or different? More about : motherboard zergesys a b V Motherboard November 25, 2011 6:11:13 PM SATA is just a type of ATA standard connection. The S standing for Serial. You may also see PATA, with the P meaning Parallel. If you're curious, the cable type is extremely easy to identify by looking at it. SATA is is quite small and flat, PATA is very wide and ribbon like. konfliict November 25, 2011 6:24:17 PM So, if i were to get this motherboard, my ata connection would work with it? Sorry, I don't know oto much about motherboards. Related resources Help . Is my RealTek PCIe broken on the motherboard ? - Forum Help me with my motherboard - Forum Building a PC, could use help selecting motherboard - Forum I need help finding a motherboard for this processor - Forum Disable Motherboard Onboard Video Help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer zergesys a b V Motherboard November 25, 2011 6:38:00 PM konfliict said:So, if i were to get this motherboard, my ata connection would work with it? Sorry, I don't know oto much about motherboards. Assuming the ATA in question uses a SATA connection, then yes, it will work. The board supports SATA III, but that's fully backwards compatible if you have an older SATA type. konfliict November 25, 2011 6:54:44 PM Is there anything else I should know before purchasing this? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumRed CPU light on Motherboard ! - PLEASE PLEASE HELP ! ForumMotherboard won't turn on. Expert needed, please help . ForumHelp on picking a motherboard ForumMotherboard SLI help ForumHelp choosing best CPU for my motherboard ? ForumNeed Help With CPU/ Motherboard Bundle ForumHelp me finding a ssd for my motherboard please. ForumHelp with LGA 1155 motherboard ForumMotherboard help ? ForumHelp my friend find a good motherboard . ForumWhich is better memory ForumMotherboard help! ForumHelp me choose a motherboard ForumI need help finding a replacement motherboard, please. ForumUpgrading motherboard, need help and/or advice More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !