Does SAS 3/gbs translate to SATA 6gb/s Tags: SAS SATA Chipsets Storage Last response: January 31, 2013 3:40 AM in Storage Share darkspartenwarrior January 31, 2013 2:59:44 AM C606 Chipset has up to 8 SAS 3/gbs Does this mean it can support up to 8 SATA 6/gbs also? More about : sas gbs translate sata 6gb kenrivers a c 108 G Storage January 31, 2013 3:40:06 AM No, SAS is Serial Attached SCSI and not SATA. According to the Intel site this chipset will support a total of 6 SATA ports, four of which are SATA 3.0 Gb/s and two of which are SATA 6.0 Gb/s. http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/chipsets/server-... http://ark.intel.com/products/63986/Intel-BD82C606-PCH Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 3GB/s HDD on a 6GB/s MB Forum Can i add a sata 3gbs to a computer with a sata 6gbs installed as a second drive Forum 6Gb/s HDD on 3Gb/s SATA motherboard Forum Does 6gb/s matter or 3gb/s more than enough for a storage device? Forum Connecting DVD Drive to SATA 3gbs or SATA 6gbs ports? Forum 7.2k SATA 6GB/s 64mb cache vs 10k SATA 3GB/s 16 mb cache Forum SATA 6GB/s vs SATA 3GB/s Forum 6gb/s SSD laptop system stuck at 3gb/s Forum Would SATA II 3Gb/s bottleneck a SATA III 6Gb/s SSD??? Forum Crucial M4 - Getting 3GB/s speeds instead of 6GB/s speeds? Forum SSD OCZ Agility3 showing as 3gbs transfer not 6gbs Forum RAID 5 is there any real difference between 3/gbs and 6/gbs ? Forum 6gb/s backwards comptatible with 3gb/s ? Forum C300 ssd switches from 6gb/s to 3gb/s on it's own Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum [Solved] Converting a IDE Drive to SATA Drive Forum Trouble with sata Forum Recovering data over sata Forum [Solved] Hard drive not running at 6Gb/s Forum SATA + IDE + Windows 8 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !