Solved Connecting DVD writer: Sata 6Gb/s or Sata 3Gb/s? Tags: SATA DVD Burner Storage DVD Writers LG Last response: March 11, 2014 11:44 AM in Storage Share Leoso March 11, 2014 8:59:09 AM Hi: I bought an LG DVD ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... )burner and Im not sure if I should connect it to a Sata 6Gb/s port or if it does not take advantage of the bigger bandwidth at all. I have an Asrock Z77 Pro3 Motherboard. Any advice is greatly appreciated! More about : connecting dvd writer sata 6gb sata 3gb Reply to Leoso Best solution xcrossroadsx a b G Storage March 11, 2014 9:00:33 AM It won't even take full advantage of the 3 Gb/s speeds. I'd put it into the 3 Gb/s port to leave your 6 Gb/s ports open for further expansion like SSDs. Reply to xcrossroadsx Share sweenytodd March 11, 2014 9:01:39 AM DVD drives only requires even at SATA 1 (1.5 Gbps) Reply to sweenytodd m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Leoso March 11, 2014 11:44:54 AM Got it, thank you both for the responses! Reply to Leoso m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedCan i connect a 6GB/s HDD on a 3GB/s SATA port? (NEED ADVICE) Forum Solved6Gb/s SSD with a SATA 3Gb/s connection please help :( Forum Can you connect sata 3gb/s to sata 6gb/s Forum What's the speed difference between a SATA 3Gb/S connection and 6gb/s Forum SolvedWill 3GB/s Motherboard with 6GB/s SATA HDD and SATA Cables work? Forum SolvedTIME SENSITIVE: Mobo has USB 3.0 non-internal but Case has USB 3.0 front panel & Mobo has Sata 3Gb/s but HDD is 6Gb/s Forum SolvedSATA 3gb/s vs 6gb/s Forum SolvedWill storage with interface of SATA 6GB/S work on a mobo with SATA 3GB/S? Forum Solved1TB @ 7200RPM (sata III - 6GB/s) thermal performance vs 1TB 5400RPM (sata III - 3GB/s) Forum SolvedSATA Controller is SATA 3Gb/s. Any benefit getting an 6Gb/s SSD ? Forum SolvedI have an SATA 3gb/s Motherboard Can I install a 6gb/s hdd Forum SolvedIs it worth getting a SATA 3GB/s SSD for a boot drive when I currently have a SATA-III 6Gb/s HDD? Forum SolvedQuick question about HD SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s Forum SolvedSata 3gb/s vs 6gb/s hdd. Forum SolvedHow to connect IDE DVD writer, SATA HD to motherboard Forum SolvedSata 3gbs in sata 6gbs mobo Forum SATA 3Gb/s and SATA 6Gb/s HDD's Forum how to find out is it SATA 3gb/s or 6gb/s? Forum How much of a transfer rate difference does SATA 6GB/s vs 3GB/s make? Forum Can I replace 6Gb/s HDD on 3Gb/s SATA motherboard (ECS G31TM3 V:1.0) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !