Sata 2 or Sata 3 cable? Tags: Hard Drives SATA Cable Storage Last response: July 16, 2011 6:12 PM in Storage Share pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:07:08 PM hey you know this one http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002J65AHQ/ref=asc_df_B002J6... yeah the samsung spinpoint f3, that doesnt come with a sata cable does it? well which type of cable do i need. Sata ii (2) or sata iii (3) cable? More about : sata sata cable Pyree a b G Storage July 16, 2011 5:08:50 PM Doesn't matter. pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:20:40 PM why? i mean atleast elaborate! which one should i get? which does it accept, which is faster? Related resources SATA 2 vs. SATA 3 cable - Forum Can you tell a Sata 2 cable from a Sata 3 cable ? - Forum SATA 2 vs. SATA 3 cable - Forum Sata 2 motherboard and cable in sata 3 drive - Forum Male-to-male or female-to-female SATA 3 cable to connect an SSD? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Pyree a b G Storage July 16, 2011 5:31:28 PM Cables are compatible. Some rumor about sata 2 cable does not meet the 3 standard and will have speed issue, is just rumor. Anyway, your HDD will not saturate sata 2 speed so it hardly matters. pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:43:09 PM so im ok with sata 2 cable then? ok ill buy the sata 2 cable pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:52:34 PM how is this? http://www.ebuyer.com/product/151963 why is it at a 90degree angle? anyways gonna buy that one Pyree a b G Storage July 16, 2011 5:54:25 PM Ok, so they charge you more for sata 3 cable?! LOL, the gimmick business use to make a few more quid. The angled is to help with bending and better fit for some cases. pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:55:14 PM http://www.ebuyer.com/product/248883 what about this? pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:56:02 PM only 5 pence more. Thats sata 3, it will work on my hard drive wont it? pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 5:56:58 PM which out of those would you get, are you sure sata 3 works on my hard drive? I might get the sata 2 just in case Pyree a b G Storage July 16, 2011 6:03:44 PM Yes, sata 3 cable will also work for sata 2 drives. But sata 2 cable is cheaper so get it. pkhamidar2com July 16, 2011 6:12:52 PM only 5 pence lol, but meh yeah i guess Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill a R-driver III usb 2 0 to sata /ide cable work with a 3 5 floppy drive ForumSATA 3 Cable for laptop ForumWith a sata3 ssd do i need a sata 3 cable ForumNeed help finding SATA 2 cable for multiple drives ForumESATA to SATA Cable - HDD not detected ForumUSB 2 .0 IDE/ SATA cable /interface - Driver required? ForumSATA-3 Round Cable (left angle) ForumHard Drives and SATA Cable Quality ForumFirst SSD advice? Forum[Solved] Sata Cable Forum[Solved] Sata cable question ForumSATA cable question ForumSAS with SATA Cable, Possible? ForumSata 2 motherboard and cable in sata 3 drive Forum[Solved] Can a SATA I cable work with sata III More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !