Using IDE to Serial ATA adapters (also referred to as "Serial ATA converter" or "device side dongle") to connect IDE hard drives to Serial ATA ports is not recommended. Intel recommends that you only connect Serial ATA hard drives to Serial ATA ports.
IDE to Serial ATA Adapters are not recommended for use with Intel® RAID technology because these devices have not been validated for use in Intel® platforms. Intel does not provide support for configurations using IDE to Serial ATA adapters.
This applies to: