Can we mix IDE with SATA hard drive?

By LipsOfVenom
Jan 2, 2006
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  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 Newcomer, in training Posts: 134

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

    Peddant Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,644

    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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