Solved Quick Question about SATA 3.0 and 2.0 Tags: Hard Drives SATA Compatibility Motherboards Storage Last response: November 8, 2010 11:17 AM in Storage Share Anonymous November 8, 2010 9:17:26 AM Is this motherboard (SATA 6.0Gb/s (Sata III)) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... compatible with SATA 3.0Gb/s(Sata II)/ 3.5 Internal Hard Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ? And since it's just a bare drive what cables would I need to buy for the motherboard and psu? Thanks in advance. More about : quick question sata Reply to Anonymous Best solution Hawkeye22 a b V Motherboard a c 372 G Storage November 8, 2010 10:47:19 AM SATA3 is backward compatable with SATA1 & SATA2. If you buy a bare drive, it will come with no cables, but your motherboard should come with some. Any modern PSU will have SATA power connectors. Reply to Hawkeye22 Share Anonymous November 8, 2010 11:17:38 AM Best answer selected by Gundown99. Reply to Anonymous m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Solvedquick question about sata ports Forum SolvedJust a quick question about USB 3.0... Forum SolvedOne more question about PCI 3.0 vs 2.0 Forum SolvedQuick question about HD SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s Forum Usb3.0 and sata 6? quick question! Forum Expresscard 2.0 and SATA 3.0 and USB 3.0 Question Forum Quick Question about NF7 2.0 Forum Solvedbest gaming processor for ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Forum SolvedIs 3.5" Toshiba 1TB SATA 3.0 DT01ABA100V Hard Drive Disk compatible with Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0? Forum Solvedsata 2.0 vs sata 3.0 Forum SolvedQuick question about upgrading an AMD CPU Forum SolvedA quick question about the MSI GTX 780 Twin Frozr OC. Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC...quick question about windows 7 and reinstall. Forum SolvedQuick Question about Memory Express Heatsink Mounting (Calgary) Forum SolvedJust a quick question about Vista Forum SolvedWill this motherboard (ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS) support my setup? Forum SolvedJust a quick question about Steam! Forum SolvedQuick question about R9 290X temps Forum SolvedQuick question about upgrading my GPU Forum SolvedQuick question about dual monitors Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !