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Sata 3 cable in a sata 2 hdd
Sep 23, 2013, 7:02 PM
My motherboard is sata 3 and I am pretty sure my hdd is sata 2, can I use a sata 3 cable in a sata 2 drive?
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Sep 23, 2013
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Sep 23, 2013, 7:09 PM
Sep 23, 2013, 7:13 PM
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Sep 23, 2013, 7:18 PM
yes, there really isn't a sata III cable. they are all the same.
see this test:
in terms of ports, all ports are backwards compatible. (i.e sata 3 ports with with sata 2 and sata 1 devices)
Sep 23, 2013, 7:26 PM
yes, and i don't think they are fast enough. We wont even notice the difference between sata 2 and 3 for hdd. Unless you have ssd's
Sep 24, 2013, 2:50 AM
So any sata cable will work?
Sep 24, 2013, 2:46 PM
Sep 24, 2013, 3:47 PM
sata cables have no versions. they are just sata cables. Any cable that doesn't work for sata3 didnt meet sata specs to begin with.
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