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Does my motherboard support SATA III

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Last response: in Storage
August 13, 2013 6:51:00 PM

I have an MSI Motherboard x58 platinum sli

I currently have a 1TB 16 cache Sata 2 I see that my board has sata 2 ports but doesn't mention sata 3...would it support sata 3 drives?

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August 13, 2013 6:53:49 PM

Yes, its backwards compatible. It just won't operate at Sata III speeds. It will operate at SATA II speeds.