Using a sata 3 0 in a 1 5 system Tags: SATA Compatibility Components Last response: February 21, 2010 11:51 AM in Components Share tgaston34 February 21, 2010 2:00:56 AM Hello, Can you put a Sata 3.0 in an old system the is only compatible to a Sata 1.5 and if so. How do you do it. More about : sata system enzo matrix February 21, 2010 5:36:48 AM Depends on how old. What expansion slots do you have? m 0 l 13thmonkey February 21, 2010 8:45:48 AM should work, may need to set a jumper on the drive to force 1.5, but should autodetect, they are all backward compatible. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer vvhocare5 February 21, 2010 11:51:01 AM They are indeed backwards compatible m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will 3.0 G/s SATA Drive work in a 1.5 G/s System? Forum SolvedHow to to make working 3.5"HDD cheap 2.0 USB Chinese SATA enclosure with 1 tb SATA HDD in it. Forum SolvedBenifits of using USB 3.0 with SATA 1 Forum SolvedIs 3.5" Toshiba 1TB SATA 3.0 DT01ABA100V Hard Drive Disk compatible with Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0? Forum SolvedCan a SATA 1.5Gb/s ODD be connected to a SATA 3.0Gb/s port? Forum SolvedCan I run a SATA 1.5 Gb/s HDD through a SATA 3.0 Gb/s port? Forum SolvedDell Inspiron 640m - 1.5G or 3.0G SATA? Forum SolvedIs a sata 1.5 drive and a 3.0 sata pc? Forum SolvedSATA 3.0 connectors not = SATA 1.5? Forum How to hook up seagate momentus 5400 2 hd using usb 2 0 to ide sata s-ata 2 5 3 Forum SolvedSATA 1.0 & 3.0 used together? Forum SolvedSata II (3.0Gbps) and Sata III (6.0Gbps) performance difference when using HDD? Forum SolvedASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 motherboard being used with Kingston HyperX RAM at 1.65v Forum Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5\ Forum Will usb 3.0 work with sata 1.5gbs hard drives Forum 2 500gb sata 6 0 drives (1 for operating system 1 for back-up) 2 500 sata 3 0 dr Forum SolvedAny benefit in removing a HDD from an USB 3.0 enclosure and using SATA instead? Forum Sata 1 5 disk drive compatible with sata 3 0 Forum Difference between sata 3 0g/s and sata 1 5g/s Forum Can I replace my laptop HD, currently Sata 1.5, with a Sata 3..0? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !