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Yes. You have two IDE ATA/133 sockets and two SATA sockets. So you can run a maximum of 4 ATA devices and two SATA devices.
Choose your boot order in BIOS.

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Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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Yes you can run sata and IDE together, you just set you sata enable in the BIOS the fist thing you do is when you turn on the PC just press delete kay successively in you keyboard, the after that set the IDE and SATA enable, then press F10 to save changes

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Hi,

Yes you can.


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Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Sata and IDE hard drive

hi there,
yes your motherboard would allow this .. once you configure in the bois your boot drive being the IDE drives ....the operation of the other drives should be a breeze ...

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Download the latest beta BIOS 1238. I had the same problem when adding a Samsung 1TB HDD to my RAID config. Updating to BIOS v1238 solved the Intel RAID Matrix "hanging" instantly.

You can't download it through the official Asus support page yet, but there's a topic in the Asus support forum with a link. You could also call Asus support and request the file, or just download it here: http://rapidshare.com/files/186891601/P5B-Deluxe_1238.rar :)

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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Current generation PC motherboards generally support only SATA drives, both HDD and CD-ROM. Some older motherboards may support both. Consult the manual for your computer under Specifications and it should say. There are adapters available to convert IDE drives to SATA and USB enclosures and converters that can run IDE drives on otherwise SATA-only desktops. You have to be more specific with manufacturer and model numbers of your PC to get more specific answers.

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If the old one is still conected you can connect it the same way if not here is how to::

Well firstly they are 2 types IDE (large connector) and SATA (small connector)

IDE

of an ide cable has 3 jacks 1 for the main board and 2 for IDE drives
2 drive must be set to master and the other to slave
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Hi Conor, every SATA drive is a master drive. With that in mind you're SATA must have windows installed on it. Please disconnect the data cable & power cable's from the IDE drives.
(Do not reconnect either IDE untill you have finished).
Install windows on the SATA drive. Install all the needed drivers, than update windows. When finished Check the pin setting on the IDE drives. Set one as the "master with a slave" & the other as the slave. Than you can add both into the system. If you had windows on one of the IDE's just delete the root files on that drive so it does not conflict with the new windows on the SATA drive. Go in the bios make sure you have the SATA drive as the boot drive & not either of the IDE drives. If the system still shuts down after all this, try replacing the data cable for the IDE drives (Both should be on the same data cable). Swap the power connector from the CD-ROM drive to the IDE.
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HOW TO CONFIGURE RAID


I needed to see your board & can at this site. http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductsDetail.aspx?detailid=493&DetailName=Manual&MenuID=1&LanID=0

This is good for you as well. It shows me & you that your board can handel 4 each DMA/ATA-133 (Ultra) IDE Hard drives/ CD/DVD drives IDE-1Primary & IDE-2 Primary Slave. Each can run 2 IDE drives. Also 4 each Serial ATA SATA's. Two separate SATA controllers with integrated PHYs, each supporting two
drives in master mode. In your manual on pg.32 & 33 will help you to setup a RAID if you wish. Or you can also set the RAID to IDE which will allow you to use all your SATA hard disks as a single drive without setting up a RAID system. The site above supplies all your drivers needed & manual. If you need more help please let me know here.
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