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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources Needing motherboard and graphics card help. - Forum Motherboard's main bios corrupted...please help! - Forum Help choosing motherboard - Forum Help needed in choosing a z97 motherboard - Forum I Need Motherboard 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. m 0 l konfliict November 25, 2011 6:54:44 PM Is there anything else I should know before purchasing this? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help choosing a motherboard? Forum SolvedLooking for help to buy a new motherboard. Forum SolvedNew Motherboard Help Forum SolvedHelp with an MSI motherboard and AMD GPUs Forum Solvedhelp motherboard problem Forum Solvedhelp with motherboard and hook ups? Forum SolvedMotherboard battle! Help.. Forum Solvedhelp with motherboard Forum Solvedhelp in buying new motherboard Forum SolvedNeeding help with new RAM for my Asus M5A97 LE R 2.0 motherboard Forum SolvedNEED HELP!! on picking a motherboard Forum SolvedReplacing my motherboard what do it do? Please help me! I'm a noob at this. Forum SolvedNeed Help Buying New CPU and Motherboard Forum SolvedGaming PC Motherboard, Case, and PSU help Forum SolvedGot a cm1630 Motherboard looking for help on Bios stuff Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !