Hard Drive Compatibility Tags: Motherboards SATA Compatibility Gateway Hard Drives Last response: November 22, 2012 8:10 PM in Motherboards Share xnefoo 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... More about : hard drive compatibility rolli59 a c 1023 V Motherboard November 22, 2012 8:06:34 PM Yes the SATA std is backwards compatible. xnefoo November 22, 2012 8:07:59 PM Will my motherboard change the performance of my Hard drive? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hard drive compatibility Forum Hard drive compatibility Forum Hard Drive compatibility Forum Hard drive compatibility question Forum Board/internal hard drive compatibility Forum Hard Drive compatibility Forum Laptop hard drive compatibility Forum Hard drive compatibility Forum Hard Drive Compatibility Forum Laptop Hard Drive Compatibility Forum external hard drive PC/Mac compatibility question Forum Hard drive compatibility Forum Hard drive Compatibility Forum Motherboard/ hard drive compatibility Forum P7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb Forum Compatibility Ms-7275 mobo and Corsair Ram modules Forum Motherboard Compatibility With 2 Graphics Cards Forum RAM Compatibility. Forum DH55TC - Windows 8 Compatibility Forum Can I hard core game on a G41 micro?? (replacing broken P35 mobo) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !