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Backwards Compatible 3Gbps

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September 17, 2011 5:22:36 AM

http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/vtx3-25sat3-vertex-...

it says its Backwards Compatible 3Gbps can it still run on on older type mobo that doesnt have 6gbps?
a c 415 G Storage
September 17, 2011 7:25:24 AM

That's what it means. SATA drives will run at the fastest speed supported by both the drive and the port you plug it into.

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a c 257 G Storage
September 17, 2011 8:32:19 AM
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Thanks to an International standard a new SATA 3 6Gb/s ssd will work on an older motherboard that only has a SATA 2 3Gb/s capabilities. However, the rate at which data is trasmitted between the ssd and the motherboard will be reduced. A typical user probably won't notice difference.
September 17, 2011 9:21:36 AM

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