Solved Help with Connecting SATA Harddrive and CD/DVD-RW drive Tags: Homebuilt SATA DVD RW Burner Hard Drives CD-Rom Systems Product Last response: June 14, 2011 4:14 PM in Systems Share pater familias June 9, 2011 5:25:00 PM I need to make sure I've plugged my drives into the correct place on the mobo. I have this Gigabyte Z68 mobo http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... This burner drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... And this hard drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Currently I've connected it like this: Harddrive SATA 3.0Gb/s - mobo SATA3-0 Burner SATA - mobo SATA3-1 I don't really understand the difference amongst the various SATA connections on the mobo. It has: SATA3-0/1 SATA2-2/3/4 GSATA-5/6 More about : connecting sata harddrive dvd drive Best solution jasonw223 a b B Homebuilt system June 9, 2011 5:36:10 PM Share That will be fine. SATA ports make things a lot easier for us all - you can really plug those two drives in wherever you'd like. It's mostly just if you have an expensive SSD that needs a SATA3 port that you'll have to be a bit picky. pater familias June 14, 2011 4:14:17 PM Best answer selected by pater familias. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New build won't boot from CD/DVD-RW drive Forum [Solved] CD/DVDRW Driver Help !!!! Forum Tsstcorp CDDVDRW SH-222AB Driver Forum Can I run IDE Drives and SATA Drives Together? Forum How to change Broken SATA Connector on Harddrive Forum Asus P5K-E wifi stable but randomly won't POST Forum Computer can't find 3tb hard-drive , so can't format drive Forum Best bang for bucks sata 6 hard-drive Forum Help , Installing SATA Harddrive Forum SATA harddrive not detected on IDE motherboard in BIOS ! Forum Change from PATA to SATA harddrive ? Forum Gigabyte 965P-DS3 and optical drives erratic Forum who is using AB9PRO? Forum Question about my External SATA harddrive Forum Connected my New HardDrive its not showing up? Forum Building an $1000 Dollar gaming PC Forum Wireless Adapter Help for New Build Forum Help me build super budget comp 1000-2000$ Forum 1090T build WITH PROBLEMS Forum Problem with my built PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !