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Hard Drive Compatibility

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November 22, 2012 8:02:37 PM

Hey!

Will me Motherboard be able to take a SATA III 1TB hard drive?

My MB: Gateway H57M01

Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
a c 1023 V Motherboard
November 22, 2012 8:06:34 PM

Yes the SATA std is backwards compatible.
November 22, 2012 8:07:59 PM

Will my motherboard change the performance of my Hard drive?
a c 1023 V Motherboard
November 22, 2012 8:10:45 PM

No, mechanical HDD can not max the SATA II (3GB) interface so connecting a SATA III drive to it will not reduce performance.
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