How to insert a sata hdd on a system using ide or ahci Tags: Routers SATA Connection Hard Drives Networking Last response: January 2, 2013 6:05 PM in Networking Share Anonymous January 2, 2013 9:28:51 AM how to connect an other hdd on a system through IDE or AHCI. please tell me? More about : insert sata hdd system ide ahci RealBeast January 2, 2013 6:05:33 PM You need to clarify your question, are you just adding a second drive for storage or replacing your OS drive? If your system is already running one sata mode in the bios, the newly added drive will use the same mode unless you have a second sata controller on the motherboard that allows its own settings. AHCI has some advantages, particularly for SSDs, but either mode should work on a modern SATA drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow can I use a SATA and an IDE HDD together? Forum How to format a new toshiba hard drive? Im using a sata/ide usb to my laptop. The hdd shows up in the device manager, but n Forum My motherboard doesn't support AHCI, is IDE mode + SATA 2 much slower for new SDD/HDD/SSHD? Forum How to install two HDD on one system(one IDE & one SATA Forum Solvedusing HDD IDE in a new MB support Sata ports only Forum SolvedSSD uses AHCI, HDD uses IDE and the BIOS won't recognise either drive Forum How to use USB to R-driver SATA IDE Cable with 2 5 laptop hdd Forum How to sata controller from ahci to compatible mode (ide i think) Forum How to use sata as my operating system and ide as slave Forum HDD transplant from old system to new. questions- 32-bit IDE to 64-bit AHCI? Forum SSD uses AHCI, HDD uses IDE and the BIOS won't recognise either drive Forum Solvedhow to connect 2 ide hdd and 1sata hdd at one time,my motherboard has both connection cables. also I dont have a cd/dvd rom. Forum SolvedInstall of a used ide hdd with already installed sata hdd caused change of sata from disc (0) to disc (1) Forum how to convert hdd from IDE to SATA 2 Forum Motherboard settings question: How can my SATA settings use AHCI and RAID at the same time? Forum How do you change from SATA to AHCI on HDD settings Forum Trouble Accessing Files on HDD using IDE/SATA to USB adapter Forum How to boot to external sata drive using ahci Forum SolvedUse IDE to SATA adapter with HDD Dock?? Forum Sata hdd installed using adapter on ide mobo not booting. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !