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Can we mix IDE with SATA hard drive?

By LipsOfVenom
Jan 2, 2006
  1. well the title is basically it...i have one Ultra ATA HDD and i want to get another...but i was just wondering if i could use SATA together with my old hard drive.
     
  2. Ruder

    Ruder TS Rookie Posts: 98

    Yes. As long as the mobo has conns for ATA and SATA.
     
  3. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    If your mobo doesn`t have SATA connectors,you can get a PCI SATA expansion card for about $20.It`s much better to have connectors already onboard though.
     
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