Can I plug a SATA III Hard Disk Drive onto a SATA II port on my mobo? Tags: Hard Drives SATA Storage Last response: February 26, 2011 3:46 PM in Storage Share emmanuelxian07 February 26, 2011 8:15:20 AM I already tried searching for an answer but I can't seem to find it. More about : plug sata iii hard disk drive sata port mobo 4745454b a b G Storage February 26, 2011 8:30:45 AM Yes you can. The beauty part is you shouldn't see any difference in speed. JackNaylorPE a c 103 G Storage February 26, 2011 3:46:48 PM Yes, while transfers from cache will be limited by the SATA II bandwidth, stuff pulled off the drive itself (as is typical for gaming) can not approach the SATA II limit. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWill a SATA I (1.5) dvd rom slow my sata III (6GBs) hard drive to 1.5? ForumDo you need a Sata III hard drive to take advantage of a.. ForumHD sata II & sata III ForumSATA III hard drive in SATA II port ForumOptimal GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R SATA port connection and BIOS setup ForumXPS 435mt / General SSD Install Advice and SATA III (3) Controller ?'s ForumSATA III SSDs Having Problems As Boot Drives? ForumHDD Sata II storage with Sata III SSD OS? ForumWhere do i plug in the E- sata wire from case onto the mobo ? ForumWhy is Performance Worse With SATA III ? ForumMy SSD is in SATA II or SATA III ?? ForumSata III non ssd hard drive question ForumChanging from SATA II to SATA III Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum[Solved] Converted external drive to internal, not showing up in my computer? ForumMaxtor Hard drive assistance! Forum[SOLVED BY ME] Hard drive causing freeze on laptop Forum[Solved] HP dm1z 128GB Solid State Drive ForumExternal Hard drive problem with bad sectors, help w data recovery!! ForumData cyclic redundancy error while using transend external hard disk More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !