SATA2 or SATA1 Tags: Hard Drives Chipsets Motherboards Storage Last response: February 18, 2006 6:09 PM in Storage Share HrvatCro February 18, 2006 7:46:28 AM Hi, i need to kow if i can plug a SATA2 hard drive on a SATA1 connector. I have an abit KV7 motherboard with a VIA KT600 chipset. Thanks More about : sata2 sata1 sleepdeprived82 February 18, 2006 8:16:51 AM yes you can linux_0 February 18, 2006 11:02:59 AM Yes absolutely. The connectors are the same and SATA 1 drives will work on SATA 2 controllers and SATA 2 drives will work on SATA 1 controllers. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mistabigshot February 18, 2006 6:09:27 PM Yes, the term is "backwards compatability" Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill a sata1 dvd drive work from a sata2 port? Forum Old Sata1 HDD not recognized in Bios if mixed with Sata2 drives Forum Can i change my sata1 speed hd back to sata2? Forum Sata1 vs sata2 Forum SATA2 HD to SATA1 mobo Forum Sata2 in sata1 iaptop Forum New 2nd SATA2 HDD causing old 1st SATA1 HDD to fail? Forum Sata1 HD & Sata2 Mobo - Help plz Forum Can a SATA2 HD work on a SATA1 board? Forum raid 0, sata1 vs sata2, with onboard (fakeraid) which faster Forum connect SATA1 HDD To new Motheboards with SATA2 support? Forum Barracuda SATA2 80GB vs Raptor SATA1 74GB Forum SATA2 vs. SATA1 Forum SolvedUpgrade to SSD - old laptop with Sata1 - will it increase performance? Forum SolvedWhich is better for Recording Gameplay(which is faster)? SATA1 or USB 3? Forum SolvedSATA3 interface with SATA1 drive? Forum SolvedOptical drives are SATA1 right? Forum SolvedSata3 hdd on sata1 mobo? Forum SolvedCost efficient SSD for SATA-1 limited macbook? Forum SolvedSATA1 vs. SATA3 RAID0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !