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 gundown99 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 Best solution Hawkeye22 a b V Motherboard a c 341 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. gundown99 November 8, 2010 11:17:38 AM Best answer selected by Gundown99. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumQuick question about my graphics card! ForumA quick question about SLI GTX460s ForumThinking about building a computer. Quick Question . ForumMixing 2.0 and 3.0 versions of USB, SATA , and PCIe ForumQuick question about mobos I'm considering. ForumExtreme4 Gen3 2 - pcie 3.0 x16 quick question ForumPci-e 3.0 and pci-e 2.0 question ForumExternal HD USB 3.0 or 2.0 ForumA quick question about PCIe slots. ForumQuick question about the ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 Forumone quick question , im about to order ForumQuick USB 3.0 question ForumNew Build Quick Question ! ForumQuick question about HD SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s ForumA quick once over on the new and first build I am about to purchase ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumQuick question ForumWhich SATA cable to use Forum[Solved] SATA Ports not working ForumAdding a third sata hdd More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !