Sata1 vs sata3 Tags: Hard Drives SATA Bottleneck HD Storage Last response: November 4, 2012 11:53 AM in Storage Share zoris27 November 4, 2012 11:42:40 AM hi I was thinking about buying new pc and staying with my sata1 HD (because i have 2 tb external HD). would i feel any bottleneck or differences comparing to sata 3 HD? thanks in advance. More about : sata1 sata3 Sakkura a b G Storage November 4, 2012 11:53:38 AM Not much. SATA3 is pretty much for SSDs only, HDDs can't use more than SATA2 speeds. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSATA1 vs . SATA3 RAID0 ForumRaid help. SATA1 vs SATA_RAID1 vs EZ_RAID. Jmicron vs Intel. On Asus. ForumSATA3 interface with SATA1 drive? ForumSata3 hdd on sata1 mobo? ForumWill a board with sata3 ports support a sata1 drive? ForumRAID 0 Speeds SATA3 vs SATA2 ForumOld Sata1 HDD not recognized in Bios if mixed with Sata2 drives ForumCan i change my sata1 speed hd back to sata2? ForumSamsung 830 128GB detected as Sata1 (1.5G) drive ForumHelp with Marvell 9128 stuck at SATA1 speed?! ForumMSI GD65 Motherboard SATA1 Troubleshooting ForumCost efficient SSD for SATA-1 limited macbook? ForumSATA2 vs . SATA1 ForumWestern Digital Blue 500gb SATA3 or Hitachi Deskstar 1TB SATA2 ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. ForumCan i benefit from a sata3 ssd more than a sata2 ssd on sata2 interfac ForumSetup advice SATA3 ssd + HDD RAID array Forum[Solved] Help finding a 1 Port SATA3 PCIe HW Controller ForumI purchased a wd 10000 RPM HD at 6G/sec 64 megs of cache. My mobo has sata 2. ForumHelp with Marvell 9128 stuck at SATA1 speed?! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !