Mixed Sata devices on same controller Tags: SATA Controller Devices Storage Last response: December 25, 2012 3:40 PM in Storage Share rantarave December 23, 2012 12:17:26 AM 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 ? More about : mixed sata devices controller smorizio a c 129 G Storage December 23, 2012 12:26:23 AM 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. m 0 l rantarave December 23, 2012 12:47:50 AM 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 ? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer smorizio a c 129 G Storage December 25, 2012 3:40:50 PM each sata port is by itself. you can put a slow device on a fast port and it wont slow down the other ports. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRAID 0 Changing SATA ports on same controller okay to do? Forum SolvedOkay to mix SATA2 SSD with SATA3 SSD in a RAID 0 on SATA3 controller? Forum SolvedIs it ok to mix SCSI & SATA on same computer? Forum How many SATA devices can be used with a single controller? Forum SAS and SATA drives on the same controller? Forum How to mix bootable NON-RAID HDD and data RAID on the same controller? Forum Sata IDE Controller working but Win7 shows as unknown device and dont have drive Forum SolvedMixed gigabit + 10/100 devices help plz. Forum SolvedHow to connect 2 devices to the same ethernet port? Forum No bootable device - SATA controller dead? Forum SolvedHI, want to understand, how does IP works?, when i am using one router and 7 devices, will the IP address remain same for all, Forum SolvedIs it possible to have two audio sources connected to two different devices on the same PC? Forum SolvedAdd SATA HDD to Dell PowerEdge T710 SAS Controller Forum Will a SATA II device with a SATA controller Forum Solvedm5a78lm lx/br dont recognize sata devices Forum SolvedSATA Only vs. SATA/SAS mixed Forum SolvedDo these devices do the same thing? Forum sata drive showing up under 'ide controller' in device man.. Forum SolvedWireless Access Router Suggestions - Temporary Solution, 3 Devices need same SSID Forum SolvedSATA Controller Card. Any Way To Monitor Hard Drive Temperature? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !