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 1155 V Motherboard November 22, 2012 8:06:34 PM Yes the SATA std is backwards compatible. m 0 l xnefoo November 22, 2012 8:07:59 PM Will my motherboard change the performance of my Hard drive? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 1155 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWD10JPVT 1TB hard drive compatibility Forum SolvedHard drive and motherboard compatibility Forum Solvedhard drive compatibility Forum SolvedASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS Hard drive compatibility? Forum Solvedcompatibility of ASUS M5A78L-M/U3 Motherboard with WD Blue WD10EZEX 1 TB Internal Hard Drive Forum SolvedMobo and Hard Drive compatibility Forum SolvedHard Drive Compatibility Forum Laptop models compatibility Samsung NP355V5C - upgrading ram & Hard Drive Forum SolvedFixing/Upgrading Old Desktop (Compatibility, new GPU, Hard Drive, Wireless Adapter) Forum Hard Drive-Case Compatibility Forum SolvedHard drive compatibility question Forum SolvedLaptop hard drive compatibility Forum hard drive compatibility Forum SolvedLaptop Hard Drive Compatibility Forum SolvedQuestion about Hard Drive Compatibility Forum Laptop and hard drive compatibility Forum Solvedwill this hardisk hard drive compatible with my pc Forum External Hard drive power supply compatibility Forum Hard drive compatibility Forum Hard drive compatibility Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !