I have 2 IDE ports and 2 SATA ports on my motherboard, but I've got 2 SATA HDDs and 1 SATA DVD Drive Tags: SATA Motherboards DVD Drives Last response: May 4, 2013 10:30 PM in Motherboards Share saifno10 May 4, 2013 7:35:02 AM I have 2 IDE ports and 2 SATA ports on my motherboard. 2 SATA HDDS and i want to convert my SATA DVD drive into PATA via "SATA to IDE converter". Is it advisable to go with the "SATA to IDE converter"? Will it damage my SATA DVD Drive? More about : ide ports sata ports motherboard sata hdds sata dvd drive TheBigTroll a b V Motherboard May 4, 2013 8:44:41 AM it will work and should be fine. just that you should be considering a completely new rig if you are still using IDE. saifno10 May 4, 2013 10:30:58 PM TheBigTroll said:it will work and should be fine. just that you should be considering a completely new rig if you are still using IDE. Thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will an IDE DVD drive work (w/adaptor) in a sata2 port? Forum SolvedWill a sata1 dvd drive work from a sata2 port? 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 Can you run 2 optical ide drives and 1 dvd sata drive together Forum SolvedMy motherboard has SATA 3 Gb/s ports. (SATA 2?) So it is OK to buy SATA 3 HDD? It is worth to buy SSD or 7200 rpm? Forum SolvedSata 1 and 2 port cant detect my sata drive.. BUT SATA A can! Forum I want to get all photos from my ide drive to sata drive.Motherboard has no ide ports Forum Solved2 SSD Drives, 1 SATA III port. Which one to use? Forum SolvedDoes RAID 1 allow any more HDDs connected to internal SATA ports Forum Looking for LGA1155 motherboard with more than 2 SATA3 RAID Ports Forum K9A2 Platinum V1 - 6 Sata ports, how to use them all? Forum Adding Hard Drives - want to add 2-4 internal SATA ports which card? Forum Two ide hdd`s- into 1x ide port 1x sata port on mobo. Forum Has 2 IDE Slots for IDE Hard-drive And DVD Rom Drives how to connetct the sata h Forum SolvedBest SATA ports on ASUS M5A99X evo r2 for an SSD Forum SolvedAdapter to connect a 2.5" SATA hard drive to a mSATA port? Forum SolvedMoving hard drive from SATA3 port to SATA2 port Forum SolvedHow do I tell if a SATA port is SATA 1, 2, or 3? Forum SolvedMobo for i7-3770K with more then 2 sata 6gb/s ports Forum Solved1 PATA and 2 SATA HDDs. Only Detects 1 PATA and 1 SATA at a time Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !