Sata vs. sata2 Tags: Hard Drives Asus SATA Storage Last response: December 5, 2005 4:36 PM in Storage Share krause December 4, 2005 9:30:37 PM I have an old asus a7v880 mobo with sata interface. I havent heard much about this sata2 spec. Will my mobo accept sata 2 drives or should I stick with sata 1 ? More about : sata sata2 ara December 5, 2005 12:32:18 PM sata 2 is backwards compatible i think (all these sata specs confuse me though) Ara fishmahn December 5, 2005 4:36:46 PM SATA2 drives work on SATA1 mobos, and SATA2 mobos work with SATA1 drives. They're compatible. Mike. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRAID 0 Speeds SATA3 vs SATA2 Forum SolvedSamsung SpinPoint 1TB SATA2 vs WD Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 Forum SolvedSamsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB (SATA2) vs WDC Caviar Blue 1 TB (SATA3) Forum Hybrid HDD vs HDD on SATA2 mobo Forum OS installed to SATA2 vs. SATA3? Forum GSATA3 vs SATA2 Forum Need advice on sata3 vs sata2 Forum GSATA3 vs SATA2 Forum Wikimedia sata2 vs sata 3 Forum Sata1 vs sata2 Forum SATA3 drive at 5900rpm vs SATA2 drive at 7200rpm Forum HELP! Gigabyte vs Intel SATA-2 Controller... Forum sata vs sata2 Forum ASRock VSTA vs SATA2 Forum raid 0, sata1 vs sata2, with onboard (fakeraid) which faster Forum Barracuda SATA2 80GB vs Raptor SATA1 74GB Forum SATA2 vs. SATA1 Forum Cache VS bandwidth SATA VS SATA2 Forum T7K250 250GB SATA2 vs WD 74GB Raptor Forum Sata2 , Seagate vs. WD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !