Solved New Harddrive, set to 3gb/s or 1.5 gb/s? Tags: Hard Drives Cache Storage Last response: January 6, 2010 10:51 PM in Storage Share RiP_Dimebag January 6, 2010 10:15:33 PM I just got a new 32mb cache, 7200rpm, 500gb harddrive capable of 3gb/s. How do I know if my system is capable of utilizing the 3gb/s setting or not. Thanks in advance. More about : harddrive set 3gb RiP_Dimebag January 6, 2010 10:40:23 PM OK. I found out my MB does support it. Is it worth using it? Are there any adverse affects, such as shortened drive life or anything? Best solution leon2006 a b G Storage January 6, 2010 10:51:33 PM Share Use it. It has no effect on the reliability of your HD. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Seagate 1.5Gb/s , 3Gb/s jumper setting? Forum 3gb/s vs 1.5gb/s performance Forum RAID 5, 4 disks, 3 say 3Gb/s transfer, 1 only 1.5 Gb/s Forum 3Gb/s - 1.5 Gb/s compatibility Forum 6 Gb/s drives set to run at 3Gb/s speed question Forum Crucial M4 - Getting 3GB/s speeds instead of 6 GB/s speeds? Forum SATA 3gb/s vs. 1.5 gb/sec - backward compat? Forum RAID with 2x WD Raptors or 2x 3gb/s WD/Seagate drives? Forum kt6v-lsr compatibility issues with 3gb/s sata? Forum 1.5 gb/s ?! 3gb/s ?! HELP Forum Will a SATA I ( 1.5 ) dvd rom slow my sata III (6 GBs ) hard drive to 1.5 ? Forum SATA II: 3Gbs ? Forum Kingston SSd or 3gbs Forum 6 gb/s SSD laptop system stuck at 3gb/s Forum Will a 6 Gb/s HDD work on a 3Gb/s slot? Forum C300 ssd 3gb/s vs 6 gb/s Forum Dell Optiplex 755 Upgrade Forum New Hard Drive Noises Forum [Solved] SATA 3.0 connectors not = SATA 1.5? Forum 3Gb/s with raid Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !