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 379 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 SolvedGigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 difference between rev 1.0 and 3.0? Forum SolvedAre SSD drives interchangable between SATA and newer versions (SATA3 now available)? I have older A8N-LA Mobo. Forum SolvedDoes Sata 3 work with Sata 2 / 1? HELP NEEDED Forum Solvedsata1.5 to 3/6 Forum The difference between sata ii or sataiii Forum Solvedhow do I tell the difference between GA-M68MT-S2P (rev. 3.0) and GA-M68MT-S2P (rev. 3.1) Forum Whats the difference between a PCI, PCIE or SATA card? And how can I tell which Forum SolvedNeither Windows 7 sp1 install disc or Windows XP sp3 on SATA hdd recognize my old 80GB ATA Hdd. Forum Difference between SATA and ESATA Forum Difference between near Line SATA vs Near Line SAS Forum Solveddifference between 3.1 &3.9ghz Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !