3.0 GB/s to 1.5 GB/s on a western digital laptop hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Western Digital Storage Last response: September 23, 2011 7:42 AM in Storage Share boywonder74 September 23, 2011 2:23:40 AM Hello there! I have a Western Digital WD3200BEVT 2.5" 320 GB laptop HDD that runs at 5400 RPM and has a data transfer of 3.0 GB/s. I want to to reduce the data speed from 3.0 to 1.5 GB/s but I dont know which pins to use with some jumper shunts I have. Can you help me please? Thank you More about : western digital laptop hard drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Dereck47 Storage Expert September 23, 2011 7:42:12 AM Only the 8MB buffer on that drive has a data transfer rate of 3Gb/s (300MB/s). The actual data transfer rate of that drive is 116.MB/s (1.16Gb/s). Here's the link to the spec sheet for the drive: http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/library/SpecSheet/ENG/287... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>3.0 GB/s to 1.5 GB/s on a western digital laptop hard drive> Related ressources: ForumHard drive SATA 1 5 Gb/s connector ForumIs there a hard drive jumper that limits my hdd to 1.5 Gb/s ? ForumIs my hard drive running at SATA3, 6 Gb/s ? ForumSATA 3 gb/s vs. 1.5 gb/sec - backward compat? Forum1.5Gb/s SATA mobo? ForumWD caviar black 1 TB 6.0 Gb/s vs Caviar Black 1 TB 3.0 GB/s ForumRAID with 2x WD Raptors or 2x 3 gb/s WD/Seagate drives? ForumStupid Gb/s question on hard drives ForumHard drive not running at 6 Gb/s ForumWill usb 3.0 work with sata 1.5gbs hard drives ForumWill a 6 Gb/s Drive run slower on a 3 Gb/s board? ForumONly 1.5 gb/s on 6 gb/s drives? ForumWill a SATA I ( 1.5 ) dvd rom slow my sata III (6 GBs ) hard drive to 1.5 ? ForumWestern digital blue 500 gb hard drive $ 30 Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumSSD Drive and locked out BIOS with permanent RAID. Forumwestern digital hard disk drive ForumWhat Happened to my Hard DRIVE?? ForumPc recognizes second hard drive as a cd/dvd so will not allow format ForumQuality drive for under $150 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !