Solved WD Blue 500GB Tags: Western Digital Storage Last response: April 15, 2014 1:32 PM in Storage Share ElaineSwen April 15, 2014 12:15:56 PM Bought the drive but didn't realize my MOBO only uses 3Gb/s and the new drive is 6Gb/s oops! Can I still install and use the drive? More about : blue 500gb Reply to ElaineSwen Best solution ktriebol April 15, 2014 1:09:28 PM Yes, you can install it and it will run quite well. Reply to ktriebol Share g-unit1111 a b G Storage April 15, 2014 1:32:17 PM Yeah SATA 6 is backwards compatible. It should work fine. Reply to g-unit1111 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Solvedwd blue 500gb Forum SolvedWhy does the WD blue 500gb version have a 64mb cache and the 1tb version a 32 mb? Forum SolvedWhat's more cost effective? WD1 TB Caviar blue of WD 500GB Caviar black? Forum HARD drive is not starting (WD BLUE WD5000AAKX) 500GB Forum SolvedWD Caviar Blue 500GB too slow? Forum WD 500GB BLUE Problem Forum SolvedWD Caviar Blue 500Gb SATA (wd5000aaks) reads in Win 7 x64 but not XP x64 Forum WD Scorpio blue 500gb HDD not working Forum WD Caviar Blue 500GB Hard drive not being shown... Forum Western Digital (WD) Caviar BLUE WD5000AAKX 500GB SATA 6GB/s 16MB Cach Forum Samsung spinpoint f3 1tb 3gbps or WD caviar blue 500gb 6gbps OS DRIVE? Forum Biostar H55A+ will not detect WD 500gb Caviar Blue Forum SolvedI just purchased a 500GB WD5000azlx HDD, and I want to install WinXP home on it, as all my gaming sims are only XP compatible. Forum SolvedWD 500GB SATA3 16MB cache vs Seagate 1TB 32MB CACHE SATA3 for gaming Forum SolvedWD My Passport 500GB is not working Forum SolvedWD 500GB AAKX starts going slow leading to computer crush Forum Solvedwd my book 500gb studio edition wont turn on, white light half lit Forum Failed WD 500GB Drive... Forum SolvedWD 500GB Passport external drive(Urgent) Forum Solved500gb WD Portable Hdd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !