Why doesn't Intel motherboards have more SATA 6Gb/s ports? Tags: Motherboards SATA Intel USB3 Last response: September 2, 2011 5:07 AM in Motherboards Share drthrd September 1, 2011 5:55:18 PM Been looking around and AMD motherboards have more SATA 6Gb/s ports. Why and when is Intel motherboards going to support more SATA 6Gb/s ports? Something else too, USB 3.0. Neither have many USB 3.0 ports. More about : intel motherboards sata 6gb ports jsanthara a b V Motherboard September 1, 2011 7:26:40 PM Looking at the specifications on the upcoming LGA 2011 motherboards, its seems that 10 SATA III (6Gb/s) ports could be the standard for the X79 chipset. http://whatswithjeff.com/intel-sandy-bridge-e-x79-lga20... As for USB 3.0 I'm with you, I thought that it would have been rolled out quicker then this. I'm a little surprised that the X79 will not have native 3.0 support. m 0 l drthrd September 2, 2011 4:58:26 AM I fount this https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/LGA_2011 Maximum USB Ports (USB 3.0) 14 (4) Maximum SATA Ports (SATA 3.0) 14 (6) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer blazorthon a b V Motherboard September 2, 2011 5:07:38 AM But AMD already has those. Intel should have thrown them more heavily into the market with z68 at the latest. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed motherboard with more SATA 6GB/s ports? HELP PLEASE! Forum SolvedMobo for i7-3770K with more then 2 sata 6gb/s ports Forum With (6) SATA III 6gb/s ports on my mobo (that supports RAID 0,1,5,10 would more SSDs attached create a bottle kneck. Please Forum SolvedSATA Marvell 6Gb/s vs. Intel 3GBb/s on my motherboard for my HDD 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 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 Mini Itx Motherboard with at least 4 6gb/s sata ports Forum Solvedadding more sata ports to motherboard? Forum ASUS SABERTOOTH Z87 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell 3.5GHz LGA 11 Forum SolvedWhy doesn't this motherboard recognize this SATA drive, but other computers will? Forum Which driver do I need to use Intel's SATA ports on my motherboard? Forum motherboard doesnt recognize anything in sata ports Forum Motherboard for i7-930 with 10 or more sata ports & true 16x/16x SLI? Forum Why do Intel's latest chipset up to 2 SATA3 ports? Forum SolvedIntel motherboard primary sata port Forum Looking for LGA1155 motherboard with more than 2 SATA3 RAID Ports Forum Motherboard with more than 6 SATA ports Forum Intel H87/H97 chipset motherboard, is M.2 (SATA express) port worth it? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !