Convert an IDE Hard Drive to SATA ?
This tutorial explains how to convert an IDE hard drive.
You may have an old IDE [ PATA ] hard drive from a previous system.
It seems a pity not to use it as it is still useful for storage.
There is a relatively inexpensive adapter that you can use.
( see below )
You will, of course need a SATA data and power cable connected to the adapter.
There is a useful video that explains how to convert an ide hard drive to SATA.