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 356 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). nosmallplans January 20, 2011 4:32:31 PM Thanks for your help! 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 3 .0 Gb & SATA 150 Forum Whats the Difference between these SATA connectors? Forum Crucial m4 SSD - Difference between Sata 2.0 and 3 .0? Forum What's the speed difference between a SATA 3 Gb/S connection and 6gb/s Forum Difference between IDE Ultra ATA100 and SATA ? Forum difference between dual and single channel SATA II controlle Forum Speed difference between SATA and UDMA Boot Drive Forum SATA 3 VS SATA 2 is it a huge difference on games? Forum Is the difference between sata 2 vs sata 3 substantial in casual use? Forum Whats the difference between a PCI, PCIE or SATA card? And how can I tell which Forum Whats the difference between sata and sata 2 cables Forum How much difference toes sata 2.0 make to sata 3 .0 Forum Diff between sata 2 and sata3 hd Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum ADAPTEC RAID 2610 SATA HELP Forum ADAPTEC 2610 sa SATA INSTALLATION GUIDE HELP Forum IDE drives Coverted to SATA drives & Jumpers. Forum Difference between ssd in ide and sata Forum Any real difference between SATA 1.5G/s and SATA 3.0Gb/s Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !