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Sata lll motherboard with older hard drive

Are sata l hard-drives compatible with sata lll motherboard? ;)
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  1. All sata is backward compatable.
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    As Hawkeye22 indicated, yes the sata ports are backwaed compatable.
    Recommend that you place on a sata II port, don't waste a Sata III port.
    Exception, if have a Unused marvel based Sata III port that would be OK as it is not as good as using an Intel sata III port when using a SATA II/Sata III SSD.
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