6.0 sata Tags: Hard Drives Sata Gigabyte Compatibility Storage Last response: August 1, 2011 1:26 AM in Storage Share jamesr10962 July 31, 2011 10:18:35 PM Hi, can anyone tell me if Sata 6.0g/bs hdd`s are compatible with Sata 3.0 boards? (gigabyte 880gma) Thanks in advance for any replies More about : sata | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove k1114 July 31, 2011 10:38:33 PM Yes they are backwards compatible. | Report abuse sminlal Storage Expert August 1, 2011 1:26:10 AM ^+1 And you don't really loose any performance since the drives don't spin fast enough to get anywhere near the SATA 3.0 bandwidth cap. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>6.0 sata> Related ressources: ForumCurrently using a SATA 3.0gbps in macbook can i usea SATA 6.0 gbps ForumPossible HDD Failure (Seagate Barracuda 3.5" SATA 6.0 Gb/s ST2000DM001) ForumDo I need 6.0 GB/s SATA cable? ForumCan SATA 6.0 replace SATA 1.5 HD? ForumSeagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0 Gb/s 3.5\ ForumSATA 6.0 Gb/s HDD connected to SATA II port, bottleneck? ForumIs sata 6.0 Gbps hdd compatible with old MOBO having sata 3.0Gbps port? ForumSATA Hard Drive for CQ 60 -615DX, replacement instructions ForumOCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3- 60 G 2.5" 60 GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid St ForumSATA III 6.0 problem as boot drive ForumWD Caviar Green WD20EARX 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0 Gb/s 3.5" ForumIntel 520 60 GB in 3Gbps SATA ForumSata 3.0 and Sata 6.0 ForumPsuedo-Server board with lots of 6.0 gb SATA ? ForumIDE to ACHI can't find Registry Entry OCZ Vertex 4 ForumOCZ Agility 3 SATA 6.0 Gbps Forum[Solved] My ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO-3.0 SATA 6.0 and Crucial Forum2xSSD SATA 3.0 Gb\s - Raid 0 on SATA 6.0 Gb\s - Bus Limitations? Forum[Solved] SATA 3.0 & SATA 6.0 Forum[Solved] SATA 6.0 GB/s port help More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !