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SATA2 or SATA1

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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.
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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.
February 18, 2006 6:09:27 PM

Yes, the term is "backwards compatability"
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