Will an IDE DVD drive work (w/adaptor) in a sata2 port? Tags: CPUs Optical Media DVD Drives Last response: June 7, 2011 1:35 PM in CPUs Share bnot June 6, 2011 7:26:04 PM will an IDE optical drive (at 1.5gb/s) work (with an adaptor) in a sata2 port? More about : ide dvd drive work adaptor sata2 port Emperus a c 81 à CPUs June 6, 2011 7:44:00 PM Yes it will. m 0 l bnot June 6, 2011 7:49:56 PM could i also use it to load a windows 7 operating system disk? and install windows? m 0 l Related resources Will a sata1 dvd drive work from a sata2 port? - Forum Can IDE port for DVD's be used with hard drive? - Forum No IDE port on motherboard for dvd/cd rom drive - Forum Ide hard disk and ide dvd drive don't work at same time - Forum Moving hard drive from SATA3 port to SATA2 port - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Emperus a c 81 à CPUs June 6, 2011 9:45:22 PM It is a yes again. m 0 l Max Collodi June 6, 2011 11:11:10 PM It seems to me that a new SATA optical drive wouldn't cost much more than the adapter, unless you already have the adapter. m 0 l bnot June 7, 2011 10:48:40 AM the adaptor only costs £2.10 from ebay, or £3.20 from a UK seller. so it would be cheaper than buying a whole new sata drive. m 0 l misry June 7, 2011 1:35:44 PM The fastest PATA can go is 133M/s regardless of whether the adapter can go 1.5G/s or not. Save your lunch money for a week. Shop around. You can find Double sided DVD burners for under $25 every weekend. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Mobos still work with old IDE DVD Drives? Forum need ide port for my lightscribe drive, will pci card work? Forum I have 2 IDE ports and 2 SATA ports on my motherboard, but I've got 2 SATA HDDs and 1 SATA DVD Drive Forum Cannot get my ide dvd drive to work with a sata to ide converter using win xp Wh Forum Can not get IDE DVD drive to work Forum SATA2 + RAID0 = no IDE or CD/DVD Forum DVD drive not working on the same IDE cable as HDD Forum SSD not detected in bios on sata3 port but works on the sata2 Forum Trying to get a USB/IDE DVD drive working Forum Should I Use My New SATA2 Port For My New Hard Drive? Forum SolvedCan I get an IDE Hard drive to work with a IDE Disc Drive on the same ribbon cable? Forum SolvedReplacing a IDE dvd burn drive with a SATA burn drive? Forum SolvedDVD-Writer Master IDE and Slave HDD as back up hdd will this work? Forum Solvedpc wont start when using ide to sata dvd drive Forum Can I turn my PATA/IDE DVD rw into a TV dvd drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !