Connecting a SATA 6 0 Gb/s hard drive to a SATA 3 0 Gb/s port Tags: Hard Drives SATA Storage Last response: August 26, 2011 4:30 PM in Storage Share signgrap August 26, 2011 3:56:01 PM Will a hard drive with a SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface work properly when connected to a SATA 3.0 Gb/s port? I understand the drive will be slower but other than that will it work OK? More about : connecting sata hard drive sata port WyomingKnott a c 311 G Storage August 26, 2011 4:01:26 PM Yes. Plus, no current hard drive can transfer faster than SATA II, so you won't be losing any speed. m 0 l signgrap August 26, 2011 4:12:37 PM Thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MEA17 August 26, 2011 4:30:52 PM I had to set a jumper on a SATA III WD Black drive to use it at SATA II speed. Worked fine once I did. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSATA Rev III (6.0 Gb/s) Drive on SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) port Forum SATA Rev III (6.0 Gb/s) HDD problems on SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) port Forum SolvedCan a SATA 1.5Gb/s ODD be connected to a SATA 3.0Gb/s port? Forum Can i used sata 6Gb/s hard drive in Sata 3Gb/s Port Forum Can i used sata 6Gb/s hard drive in Sata 3Gb/s Port Forum SAMSUNG HD502HI 500GB 5400 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Forum Front Panel USB 3.0 Ports AND SATA 6Gb/s Forum IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive and SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive Forum Will usb 3.0 work with sata 1.5gbs hard drives Forum SolvedSATA 6.0 GB/s port help Forum SolvedTIME SENSITIVE: Mobo has USB 3.0 non-internal but Case has USB 3.0 front panel & Mobo has Sata 3Gb/s but HDD is 6Gb/s Forum SolvedASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Forum SolvedASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Forum SolvedCan I run a SATA 1.5 Gb/s HDD through a SATA 3.0 Gb/s port? Forum SolvedMSI 990FXA-GD80 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard VS GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s Forum SolvedCan i connect a 6GB/s HDD on a 3GB/s SATA port? (NEED ADVICE) Forum Solvedbest gaming processor for ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Forum With (6) SATA III 6gb/s ports on my mobo (that supports RAID 0,1,5,10 would more SSDs attached create a bottle kneck. Please Forum SolvedIs the MSI 970A-G43 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard compatible with the AMD FX 6300? Forum SolvedWill ASRock Z87 Extreme4 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard fit in Cooler Master HAF 932 Advance Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !