Difference between sata 3 0g/s and sata 1 5g/s Tags: Hard Drives Laptops SATA 5G Toshiba Storage Last response: January 20, 2011 4:32 PM in Storage Share nosmallplans January 20, 2011 4:04:12 PM I have an older toshiba satellite laptop that had a SATA 1.5 gb/s hard drive that died. Do I need to replace it with the same hard drive or can I upgrade to the SATA 3.0 gb/s? More about : difference sata sata Hawkeye22 a b D Laptop a c 383 G Storage January 20, 2011 4:18:07 PM You can use any SATA drive that fits in your laptop. SATA 2 (3g/s) and SATA 3 (6g/s) are backward compatable with SATA 1 (1.5g/s). m 0 l nosmallplans January 20, 2011 4:32:31 PM Thanks for your help! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Any real difference between SATA 1.5G/s and SATA 3.0Gb/s Forum Difference between sata 2 and 3 Forum What's the speed difference between a SATA 3Gb/S connection and 6gb/s Forum Crucial m4 SSD - Difference between Sata 2.0 and 3.0? Forum Is the difference between sata 2 vs sata 3 substantial in casual use? Forum Difference between SATA 3.0 Gb & SATA 150 Forum Solveddifference between 12-pin SATA & standard 15 pin? Forum SolvedDifference between SATA-300 and -600? Forum SolvedSata II (3.0Gbps) and Sata III (6.0Gbps) performance difference when using HDD? Forum SolvedHow do I tell if a SATA port is SATA 1, 2, or 3 & WHAT'S THE BEST SSD RIGHT NOW? Forum SolvedAre SSD drives interchangable between SATA and newer versions (SATA3 now available)? I have older A8N-LA Mobo. Forum SolvedGigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 difference between rev 1.0 and 3.0? Forum SolvedDoes Sata 3 work with Sata 2 / 1? HELP NEEDED Forum The difference between sata ii or sataiii Forum Whats the difference between a PCI, PCIE or SATA card? And how can I tell which Forum Solvedsata1.5 to 3/6 Forum Solvedhow do I tell the difference between GA-M68MT-S2P (rev. 3.0) and GA-M68MT-S2P (rev. 3.1) Forum Difference between SATA and ESATA Forum Difference between near Line SATA vs Near Line SAS Forum What is the difference between SATA 6gbs and SATA-300 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !