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Can I run a SATA 1.5 Gb/s HDD through a SATA 3.0 Gb/s port?

So, I'm looking to build a computer, but want to make it cheap but an upgrade from what I'm using right now (which isn't really too hard) and the HDD I have right now is a SATA 1.5 Gb/s connection, but the motherboard I'm looking at only has SATA 3.0 Gb/s connections. Am I going to run into any problems if I plug the HDD into the SATA port on the motherboard, and if so, are there simple fixes?

Thanks in advance for your help. :)

Here are links to the motherboard I'm looking at and the HDD I have.
MOTHERBOARD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138293
HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822146051
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  1. it should Work depends on your motherboard check with your mobo manufacture you just want get the 3.0 speeds tell you upgrade to a 3.0 in also Search google too
  2. joec_10 said:
    it should Work depends on your motherboard check with your mobo manufacture you just want get the 3.0 speeds tell you upgrade to a 3.0 in also Search google too


    Alright, thanks for the input and advice. :D
  3. Best answer
    SATA is backwards compatible so you will have no problems.
  4. Best answer selected by Xanther.
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