Motherboard Sata2 Hard drive Sata3 Tags: Motherboards Hard Drives Last response: November 4, 2012 8:29 PM in Motherboards Share MRC390 November 4, 2012 7:58:57 PM Hey guys, If i have a motherboard that supports Sata2 and a hard drive that supports Sata3, will the hard drive still work on the motherboard at sata2 speeds? Also, how much slower is Sata2 Than Sata3? Is the difference huge? I'm making a budget build so I am curious. More about : motherboard sata2 hard drive sata3 alexoiu a c 558 V Motherboard November 4, 2012 8:29:47 PM For HDDs it doesn't count too much if SATA 2 or SATA 3: http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2632&p... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 3TB "SATA 6g/s" hard drives motherboard connections. Isn't SATA2 exactly the same as SATA3? Forum SolvedMoving hard drive from SATA3 port to SATA2 port Forum SolvedDoes my motherboard support sata2 and sata3 Forum SolvedSsd 64 GB sata3 6gb on a motherboard with sata2 3gb Forum SolvedHave 2 seagate Sata3 6mb/sec drives none any faster on a sata 3 mb from a sata2 system. whats up Forum Would SATA3 work with my SATA2 motherboard Forum If i have a sata3 motherboard does this mean i need a sata3 hard drive Forum SATA3 drive at 5900rpm vs SATA2 drive at 7200rpm Forum SolvedWhat is the best HDD cooler for 4TB internal SATA3 hard drive Forum Looking to replace samsung HD501LJ sata (Possible sata2) hard drive with a sata 3 hard drive for my media server Forum SolvedHard Drive - RAID 0 or SATA3 ? Forum Solvedsata2 and sata3 backwards compatible Forum SolvedOkay to mix SATA2 SSD with SATA3 SSD in a RAID 0 on SATA3 controller? Forum SolvedWestern Digital Blue 500gb SATA3 or Hitachi Deskstar 1TB SATA2 Forum SolvedRAID 0 Speeds SATA3 vs SATA2 Forum SolvedShould I connect my SSD through SATA3 or SATA2? Forum SolvedWorth upgrading from SATA2 Intel 320 SSD to SATA3 Crucial M4 SSD? Forum Can i switch my hard drive from sata3 to sata6 Forum Will a sata2 hard drive work in a HP G71-340us? Forum SolvedDiff between sata2 and sata3 hd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !