Solved Installing HD, Sata can't reach Sata port 1, does it matter which order? Tags: SATA Storage Port HD Last response: February 15, 2014 10:29 AM in Storage Share tonyantonio February 15, 2014 10:16:03 AM I have ports from 0 to 5, they are all the same color and are in different locations. My wire can't reach port 1 for my new HD, can I just use port 5? Its the closest More about : installing sata reach sata port matter order Reply to tonyantonio tonyantonio February 15, 2014 10:17:48 AM Oh yeah, I already have a HD in port 0. Who needs a cd player anymore! Reply to tonyantonio m 0 l Best solution ThatVietGuy a b G Storage February 15, 2014 10:29:00 AM It should be fine. The one time it matters is if the motherboard has a mix of SATA II and SATA III and if your peripheral supports SATA III - you don't want it running slower. Reply to ThatVietGuy Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedDoes it matter which SATA port boot drive is on? Forum SolvedDoes it matter which sata is plugged into which port? Forum SolvedDoes it matter which SATA ports I use? Forum Motherboard has 5 SATA connectors, does it matter connection order? Forum Does it matter what SATA 3 port i plug my SSD into? Forum SolvedSata ports does it matter? Forum I have a 1T fantom external drive with a broken USB port pins. It does have a SATA plug in, can I retrieve my informatiom fr Forum Solved2 SSD Drives, 1 SATA III port. Which one to use? Forum SolvedDoes RAID 1 allow any more HDDs connected to internal SATA ports Forum SolvedSata 1 and 2 port cant detect my sata drive.. BUT SATA A can! Forum SolvedWhich HD to use for OS and games older 74g raptor 8mb(sata1), or 250g 7200rpm 16mb(sata2) Forum properly installing 1 WD Sata Hd..help.. Forum does the AN8 Fatal1ty SLI have locked SATA ports? Forum Can't Install Widows XP on SATA HD Forum Can't boot SATA Raid-0 (But could install) -- Does anyone .. Forum Can't install Win XP in my SATA2 HD in a Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe. Help! Forum 3 Gb/s HD Compatible With 1.5 Gb/s SATA Ports? Forum Can't Install HD with SATA Card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !