Sata II cable ca use in Sata III HD without any speed loss? Tags: Hard Drives SATA Cable HD Storage Last response: April 29, 2010 3:34 PM in Storage Share checostes April 21, 2010 3:10:07 AM Hello, just bought a new Sata III drive. Do I have to get a Sata III cable or can I use a Sata II cable without any speed loss? More about : sata cable sata iii speed loss Greynar April 29, 2010 3:34:38 PM You do not need new cables - SATA III is designed to be backwards compatible - including the cabling. If you're interested, the SATA.org website has a ton of info, and this pdf is a great start: http://www.serialata.org/documents/SATA-6-Gbs-The-Path-... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sata III SSD and Sata II 2.5" Bay ... Problem? Forum Crucial Sata III or Intel Sata II ssd? Forum SATA III hard drive in SATA II port Forum HD sata II & sata III Forum SATA II or SATA III Cable for SSD Forum Two SATA III ports: Best to use them with HDD or SSD? Forum Help!! Need Advice, Are SATA III Rev. Cables same as SATA II Cables ?? Forum Diff between sata 2 and sata 3 hd Forum Changing from SATA II to SATA III Forum SATA II or SATA III Forum SATA II and SATA III read/access file speeds Forum Barracuda XT SATA III Vs WD Raptor SATA II Forum Bios detecting version of windows that are no longer there Forum [Solved] SSD vs. 10K SATA 6GB Forum Installing SATA driver on windows XP 32 bit Forum C drive is full without data Forum Corsair X32 Extreme Series 32GB 2.5" SSD SATA 3Gbs What do you think Forum Crosshair III eSATA question Forum OCZ 2 in raid 0 max speed 350????? Forum Why wont my computer boot to the sata drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !