PATA SATA question

By GameJunkie72792
Feb 15, 2007
  1. i have selected a new mobo and hdd the hdd is sata, i have a pata drive i want to run secondary, can i run these together? if so is there any special bios setting i need to set?
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Yes and yes.

    You'll need to specify the correct boot order in the CMOS configuration, to ensure that your computer boots to your SATA drive.
  3. GameJunkie72792

    GameJunkie72792 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 274

    okay thanks a bunch!
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