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 278 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. signgrap August 26, 2011 4:12:37 PM Thanks 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSATA 3.0Gb/s vs SATA 6.0Gb/s ForumHow do you use the SATA 6.0Gb/s ports ForumWill a SATA I (1.5) dvd rom slow my sata III ( 6GBs ) hard drive to 1.5? ForumSATA 6/gbs port ForumPossible HDD Failure (Seagate Barracuda 3 .5" SATA 6.0Gb/s ST2000DM001) ForumSATA 6.0Gb/s HDD connected to SATA II port , bottleneck? ForumASUS P 6 X58D Premium LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Mo ForumSATA3 6.0 Gb/s only for SSD? Forum3 Gb/s SATA hard drive on a 6 Gb/s motherboard? ForumOn-board mSATA SSD 3 GB/s vs SATA 6 GB/s connector & wire for separate SSD-O ForumIs my hard drive running at SATA3 , 6Gb/s ? ForumHow useful will USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s in the near future? ForumCan i used sata 6Gb/s hard drive in Sata 3Gb/s Port Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumHard drive has become inaccesible.. Forum[Solved] SSD with SATA hardrive for storage help ForumHard drive slowed, then stopped working ForumHard drive stopped showing up ForumWhat internal drive is recommended for 2TB? ForumClone my system drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !