Keeping a P4V88+ - is it worth?

Asrock P4v88+ motherboard
March 24, 2010 at 13:38:56
Specs: Windows Vista
I have this Mainboard, which should have 2 SATA connections on it, but there is only one, the other one is empty - I don't know why...
Since a few days the attached SATA Harddisc is not recognized any more, not in Windows and not even in BIOS. I know that I have to set a jumper on it (SAMSUNG harddisc) to limit the disc to 1,5 transfer rate (SATA-1), but this doesn't help anymore - before it worked. So I assume that the SATA connector on the board is broken. I have a Promise SATA Controller which I could install on a PCI slot to circumvent this problem.
But: I already replaced the board in my computer with a Socket 775 board.
What do you think - is it worth to keep this board "for later" (planning to replace a board in another computer which is a little bit older, and which runs Windows Home Server) - or should I throw it away and better buy a cheap 775 board for the WHS?

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March 25, 2010 at 07:32:32
Are you sure the HDD is good?

BTW, what does any of this have to do with CPUs & overclocking?

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March 25, 2010 at 07:43:16

Yes, the HDD is working fine. I changed the mainboard now, and the HDD is working great.
Ay, perhaps I have chosen the wrong forum...

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