Solved Question About Choosing A HDD Tags: SATA Storage Hard Drives Motherboards Last response: April 29, 2014 7:01 AM in Storage Share bigtank29 April 29, 2014 6:44:59 AM Hello I Have Question; Well Thing Is I'm Looking To Add More Storage My Motherboard has 5 x SATA 3Gb/s Ports & 4.1 x IDE connector So Will It Make Difference if I Buy This WD Blue 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s Will That Be Compatible? I Have Roughly 1,000 Movies Scattered on 7 Different HDD's And I Need To Organize All My Music And Movies More about : question choosing hdd Reply to bigtank29 Best solution markwp a b G Storage a c 102 V Motherboard April 29, 2014 6:47:53 AM That hdd will work fine on the Sata ports you have, but will be limited to the 3gb/s transfer rates. The difference should not be noticeable for what you are doing. Mark Reply to markwp Share laviniuc a b G Storage a c 89 V Motherboard April 29, 2014 6:54:55 AM +1 for above, hdd-s can't saturate the sata 3gb/s ports so no problems Reply to laviniuc m 0 l Related resources Question about my HDD - Forum Question about Hdd - Forum Question about HDD Shock Resistance - Forum May be getting new HDD for laptop tomorrow - question about size. - Forum Questions about choosing a monitor for gaming - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bigtank29 April 29, 2014 6:59:21 AM I Got New Memory Kingston Value Ram 8gb and now I just need to but 2 new HDD'S Thank You.... For All Help Reply to bigtank29 m 0 l markwp a b G Storage a c 102 V Motherboard April 29, 2014 7:01:51 AM You're welcome! Reply to markwp m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedHelp have odd question about my HDD Forum SolvedQuestion about noise of Seasonic platinum 760 and HDD Forum SolvedQuestion About HDD And SDD And PSU Forum SolvedQuestion about switching from HDD to SSD. Forum SolvedSimple question about configuring SSD and HDD in raid Forum SolvedQuick question about HDD 100 MB partitions Forum SolvedQuestion about SSHDD (standard HDD system image restore on new SSHDD or no?) Forum SolvedQuestion about old HDD and new build Forum SolvedQuestion about the 1 TB barracuda HDD. Forum SolvedQuestion about upgrading to new HDD Forum SolvedQuestion about HDD enclosure Forum Solvedquestion about ssd's and hdd's Forum SolvedQuestion about 2.5 inch external hdd casing. Forum SolvedSSD Vs HDD and Question About CoolerMaster Forum SolvedSilly question about if my old external HDD, will die sooner or later? 6 years and working Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !