|If I assume what I read it would be iffy at best. |
They do also have usb to sata adapters and cheap pci add on cards.
I'd look closely at sata cables and the connectors, Remove sata cables for sure. Might have bent pins in sata or damaged cables causing this.
"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10