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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ara December 5, 2005 12:32:18 PM sata 2 is backwards compatible i think (all these sata specs confuse me though) Ara | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Sata vs. sata2> Related ressources: ForumWikimedia sata2 vs sata 3 ForumSamsung SpinPoint 1TB SATA2 vs WD Caviar Black 1TB SATA 3 ForumHELP! Gigabyte vs Intel SATA-2 Controller... ForumNeed advice on sata 3 vs sata2 ForumSATA2 vs . SATA 1 ForumCache VS bandwidth SATA VS SATA2 ForumGSATA3 vs SATA2 ForumSamsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB ( SATA2 ) vs WDC Caviar Blue 1 TB ( SATA 3) ForumSATA 3 drive at 5900rpm vs SATA2 drive at 7200rpm Forumsata vs sata2 ForumASRock VSTA vs SATA2 ForumASRock Z68 Fatal1ty Gen3: SATA2 Raid ForumBarracuda SATA2 80GB vs Raptor SATA 1 74GB ForumT7K250 250GB SATA2 vs WD 74GB Raptor ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. Forummy SATA2 WD drive doesn't respond! ForumSo are those Maxtor 16MB 200GB SATA HDDs any good? Forumsata power? ForumSATA hardrive vs. IDE hardrive Forumcan raptor 74gb 10000 rpm use on 4 x SATA II port? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !