Solved SATA II cable with SATA III drive? Tags: SATA Storage Cable Last response: June 11, 2013 5:51 AM in Storage Share ubercake a b G Storage June 10, 2013 3:04:54 PM Anyone out there know if an SATA II cable can carry data at SATA III speeds? Are SATA II cables just something created prior to the SATA III speed standard and capable of 6Gbps? More about : sata cable sata iii drive Reply to ubercake Best solution JackNaylorPE a c 94 G Storage June 10, 2013 3:14:26 PM While MoBo manufacturers label their cables differently for SATA II and III, this article might ease ya concerns http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/your_sata_cab... Reply to JackNaylorPE popatim a c 357 G Storage June 10, 2013 6:22:35 PM I remember that article. :-) Reply to popatim Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ubercake a b G Storage June 11, 2013 5:51:52 AM Thanks JackNaylorPE! I ordered some shorter 10" SATA III cables to help with my cable management situation and received cables clearly labeled SATA II although a sticker was added to the bag after the fact saying they are SATA III cables. I was going to return them. Now I don't have to. Reply to ubercake Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumSolvedSATA II / III Cables, Connectors and Components (DVD drive, HDD) ForumSolvedSATA II or SATA III Cable for SSD solutionWill SATA III Cable work with SATA I Drive and SATA I plug? solutionSolvedWhich is faster: SATA II or III SSD vs SD card to SATA converter for main Ubuntu drive? solutionSolvedSATA Rev III (6.0 Gb/s) Drive on SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) port ForumSolvedWill a R-driver III usb 2 0 to sata/ide cable work with a 3 5 floppy drive solutionSolvedBoth hard drives not recognized through sata II or sata III ports ForumSata II cable ca use in Sata III HD without any speed loss? ForumSolvedCan i use a SSD SATA III DRIVE CONNECTED TO SATA II PORT? ForumSolvedSata III Replacement for Current Sata II Hard Drive ForumSata III hard drive in a Sata II motherboard ForumWill SATA III hard drive work with SATA II enclosure ForumCan sata II hard drive be used with sata III interface? ForumWill a sata II drive work with sata III slot on the mb? ForumCan I plug a SATA III Hard Disk Drive onto a SATA II port on my mobo? ForumWill a sata or sata II drive work on my pentium III computer ForumSATA III hard drive in SATA II port ForumWill SATA III hard drive work with SATA II adapter ForumWill SATA III hard drive work with SATA II adapter ForumDo Optical Drives need SATA II or SATA III More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !