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 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. Share pater familias June 14, 2011 4:14:17 PM Best answer selected by pater familias. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest SATA1-2 OEM internal Hard-drive for decent price Forum SolvedBest bang for bucks sata6 hard-drive Forum SolvedConnecting SAS drive to SATA port Forum SolvedIs connecting an Internal Floppy drive to a USB or SATA header possible? Forum SolvedConnecting SATA Hard Drive to IDE Forum SolvedConnecting a PSU which only accepts 6 pin cables to a Sata hard drive? Forum SolvedHard Drive only spins after connecting ide-sata converter Forum Help with properly connecting two SATA drives Forum SolvedInternal drive connected with sata in laptop Forum Connect two routers and add hard-drive to network Forum SolvedConnecting laptop sata drive to desktop motherboard Forum SolvedConnecting Internal Sata Drive to Exteneral eSata port. Forum SolvedHard-Drive Help. Forum Solvedmy 160 GB hard drive is not showing in the my computer panel when connected through SATA IDE cable but it is moving when conn Forum SolvedHard drive spins good but clicks when sata is connected Forum SolvedHow to connect SATA hard drive to desktop? Forum SolvedPC won't recognize hard-drive until I use boot CD/DVD. HELP?! Forum Please help: Do I need to buy SATA cables with my harddrive I ordered? Forum How do I change the hard-drive on my Dell E520 from ATA to SATA? Forum Has 2 IDE Slots for IDE Hard-drive And DVD Rom Drives how to connetct the sata h Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !