Sata 3.0 Tags: SATA Support USB3 Components Last response: July 10, 2010 6:31 AM in Components Share sleddawg July 10, 2010 6:21:43 AM Hello, Why do all the mobo that have sata/usb 3.0 capability only support 2 ports internally, and 6 usb 2.0 ports? If backward compatible , why not all sata/usb 3.0 ports? More about : sata alextheawesome July 10, 2010 6:26:10 AM Not enough bandwith(?) (or the chipsets aren't that good enough yet, whatever). Like how sometimes when you use two graphics cards instead of one they operate at 8x 8x instead of 16x 16x. m 0 l raclimja July 10, 2010 6:31:57 AM because most chipset(intel) doesn't support SATA 6/USB 3 natively on the chipset so vendors are rely on third party and that limits the bandwidth so you only see 2 ports of usb 3 and sata 6 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSata II (3.0Gbps) and Sata III (6.0Gbps) performance difference when using HDD? 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 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 SolvedAny benefit in removing a HDD from an USB 3.0 enclosure and using SATA instead? Forum SolvedUsb 3.0 on 7200 rpm drive vs sata 5400 rpm Forum SolvedHdd to Pc via Sata to usb 3.0 adapter/ kabel Forum SolvedI want a top quality reliablle 4 bay external hdd case which can handle 4 x 4tb hdd's and also offer e-sata as well as USB 3.0 Forum SolvedSDD HDD Not detected through SATA-USB 3.0 cable. Forum Solvedbest gaming processor for ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Forum SolvedThe reasons of using SATA 3.0Gbps? 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 SolvedIs the MSI 970A-G43 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard compatible with the AMD FX 6300? Forum SolvedSSD plugged into 6.0Gb/ps Sata III, says it's running at 3.0Gb/ps Forum Solvedsata 2.0 vs sata 3.0 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 SolvedSlow USB 3.0 speeds from SATA 3 HDD Forum SolvedIs a MSI LGA1155/Intel B75/DDR3/SATA3 USB 3.0/A&GbE/MicroATX Motherboard B75MA-P45 compatible with a EVGA GeForce GTX760 Super 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 Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !