Hard Disk sata connection question

My workmates computer has the old SATA1 connectors on their motherboard but want me to put a SATA2 HDD in there for them. Is the SATA2 cHDD compatible with SATA1 on the motherboard?

thanks for any help
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  1. Yes, they are compatible.. The transfer rate will be that of Sata1.
  2. some hard drives will require a jumper to enable sata1.
  3. brilliant, thanks for the help guys :D
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