Solved SATA II vs SATA III SSD Compatability Tags: SATA Storage Motherboards SSD Last response: March 18, 2014 9:28 AM in Storage Share ericlplante March 18, 2014 9:24:28 AM So I am looking at getting a SSD. This one to be exact http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... So my motherboard is 3GB/S (SATA II presumably?). My question is will my motherboard be compatible with this SSD? https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M4N68TM_V2/ Thanks! More about : sata sata iii ssd compatability Reply to ericlplante Best solution bicycle_repair_man March 18, 2014 9:27:57 AM ericlplante said:So I am looking at getting a SSD. This one to be exact http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... So my motherboard is 3GB/S (SATA II presumably?). My question is will my motherboard be compatible with this SSD? https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M4N68TM_V2/ Thanks! Simply put, it will work but at the slower 3Gbps speed, rather than 6Gbps. Reply to bicycle_repair_man Share ubercake a b G Storage a b V Motherboard March 18, 2014 9:28:23 AM The SATA III drive will work fine on SATA II controllers. It will just top out at SATA II speeds. Just make sure your BIOS is updated to the latest release to reduce the possibility of a hardware compatibility issue with the newer hardware. Reply to ubercake m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SSD compatability... SATA II vs. III... but what about SATA 6Gb? Forum Solved[Newbie] GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R -- SSD SATA III vs SATA II Forum SolvedSata III SSD with raid 0 sata II hdds vs sata II ssd with raid o sata III hdds Forum SSD: Sata II card vs. III solution PCIe ssd vs SATA III ssd on SATA II interface Forum SSD- SATA II vs SATA III Forum SSD RAID 0, SATA II vs SATA III Forum PCI-E SSD vs SATA II SSD vs SATA III PCI-E card+ SATA III SSD? Forum SSD - Sata II vs Sata III Forum SATA II vs. SATA III - Backwards Compatible? Forum SolvedSSD with SATA III on a SATA II solution SolvedSSD plus SATA II or JUST SATA III HDD solution SolvedIs a SATA II SSD faster than a SATA III HDD? solution SolvedSingle SSD sata III or 2 SSD's in RAID 0 sata II? Forum SolvedSSD performance difference when used on sata II or III Forum Solved[Question] SSD Sata II and Sata III Forum SolvedSATA II or SATA III Cable for SSD Forum SolvedMy SSD is in SATA II or SATA III?? Forum ssd on sata II or sata III? solution SolvedSATA III SSD w/ SATA II HDD's Fastest Speed? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !