Sata 6gb/s on a SATA 3gb/s or the reverse? Tags: New Build SATA NAS / RAID Systems Last response: January 18, 2011 11:02 PM in Systems Share RONNCC January 18, 2011 2:51:50 PM It seems i accidentally ordered 2 SATA 3 gb/s drives but my MB (MSI 890FX-gd70) only has 1 SATA 3gb/s and 6 6gb/s . can i use the 3gb/s on the 6gb/s? and how would this affect my raid configuration i am going to do? More about : sata 6gb sata 3gb reverse ScrewySqrl January 18, 2011 3:36:07 PM the sata 6 gb will step down to 3gb if a SATA II drive is connected to them. won't affect your RAID at all m 0 l joelmartinez January 18, 2011 11:02:25 PM yep that is correct ^ m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill 3GB/s Motherboard with 6GB/s SATA HDD and SATA Cables work? Forum SolvedTIME SENSITIVE: Mobo has USB 3.0 non-internal but Case has USB 3.0 front panel & Mobo has Sata 3Gb/s but HDD is 6Gb/s Forum SolvedSATA 3gb/s vs 6gb/s Forum SolvedConnecting DVD writer: Sata 6Gb/s or Sata 3Gb/s? Forum SolvedWill storage with interface of SATA 6GB/S work on a mobo with SATA 3GB/S? Forum Solved1TB @ 7200RPM (sata III - 6GB/s) thermal performance vs 1TB 5400RPM (sata III - 3GB/s) Forum SolvedCan i connect a 6GB/s HDD on a 3GB/s SATA port? (NEED ADVICE) Forum SolvedSATA Controller is SATA 3Gb/s. Any benefit getting an 6Gb/s SSD ? Forum Solved6Gb/s SSD with a SATA 3Gb/s connection please help :( Forum SolvedI have an SATA 3gb/s Motherboard Can I install a 6gb/s hdd Forum SolvedIs it worth getting a SATA 3GB/s SSD for a boot drive when I currently have a SATA-III 6Gb/s HDD? Forum SolvedQuick question about HD SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s Forum SolvedSata 3gb/s vs 6gb/s hdd. Forum SolvedSata 3gbs in sata 6gbs mobo Forum SATA 3Gb/s and SATA 6Gb/s HDD's Forum Can you connect sata 3gb/s to sata 6gb/s Forum how to find out is it SATA 3gb/s or 6gb/s? Forum How much of a transfer rate difference does SATA 6GB/s vs 3GB/s make? Forum Can I replace 6Gb/s HDD on 3Gb/s SATA motherboard (ECS G31TM3 V:1.0) Forum Hd and sata 3gb/s - 6gb/s question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !