Is Dell studio 435mt sata 1 or sata 2 Tags: Hard Drives SATA Dell Storage Last response: March 27, 2011 9:29 PM in Storage Share Robert Graeme March 27, 2011 9:52:30 AM If I buy a sata 2 hard drive will it run at full speed with my Dell studio 435mt? Are the sata ports sata 1 or sata 2? More about : dell studio 435mt sata sata galeener March 27, 2011 10:02:34 AM Its a sata II. But with any mechanical drive you won't hit the top of the sataII spec. You can get close with an ssd though. jb6684 March 27, 2011 8:35:10 PM No hard drive ever made even come close to saturating SATA 3Gb/s.... so either interface will allow full performance.... Serial ATA 2 (SATA-300) 2,400 Mbit/s 300 MB/s Serial ATA 3 (SATA-600) 4,800 Mbit/s 600 MB/s Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer galeener March 27, 2011 9:29:55 PM He was asking about sata I and sata II not sata III, Just fyi. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumAdding 2 nd hard drive to dell studio xps 435mt ForumXPS 435mt / General SSD Install Advice and SATA III (3) Controller ?'s ForumUpgrade dell xps 435mt graphic card ForumDell xps studio 435mt PSU replacement/upgrade ForumUpgrading Dell Studio XPS 435MT ForumWhat is the speed of the motherboard on a dell xps 435mt ForumSATA 1 or SATA 2 ? ForumDell Studio XPS 435MT Max Ram ForumDell Studio XPS 435MT Upgrade Motherboard ForumDell - Studio XPS Desktop with Intel® Core™ i7-920 Processor ForumDell XPS 435MT hard drive upgrade options ForumUpgrading my Dell Studio XPS 435MT ForumUpgrade PSU for Studio XPS 435mt ForumSolid State Hard Drive installation in Dell Studio XPS 435 MT Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum2.5" Laptop drive interface problem -- could use help (SATA vs SATA II) ForumSEAGATE SATA hard disk - not able to Recovery Drives is ForumCan a 2.5 inch SATA case fry a hard drive? ForumHardware RAID 1 Card - Sata II Suggestion ForumSATA HDD Docking station More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !