Mixed Sata devices on same controller

I have a Sata 3 controller on my motherboard

I have 2 SSD's. one is Sata 3, the other is SATA 2.

If I plug them both into the same SATA 3 controller, will the controller bog down to SATA 2 Mode ?
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  1. rantarave said:
    I have a Sata 3 controller on my motherboard

    I have 2 SSD's. one is Sata 3, the other is SATA 2.

    If I plug them both into the same SATA 3 controller, will the controller bog down to SATA 2 Mode ?

    no it not like the old ide drives. each sata port is it own. each port will run at the max speed of the device connected. a sata 3 port will slow down for the older device.
  2. smorizio said:
    no it not like the old ide drives. each sata port is it own. each port will run at the max speed of the device connected. a sata 3 port will slow down for the older device.


    so it slows down for devices individually ? it wont slow down the whole controller ?
  3. each sata port is by itself. you can put a slow device on a fast port and it wont slow down the other ports.
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