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 289 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 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 SolvedMSI Z87M-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 uATX Intel Motherboard Forum Solvedneed help with my MSI Z87M-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 uATX Intel Motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !