While you may not be able to attach a SATA hard disk drive directly to the motherboard in place of the IDE/ATA...
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drives, you could install a PCI-SATA adapter and attach your SATA disk drives using one of your PCI slots.
The catch is what drivers are supported depending upon your operating system, drive types and adapters.
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