SATA 2 vs. SATA 3 cable Tags: Homebuilt SATA Cable Motherboards Systems Last response: May 25, 2012 8:20 PM in Systems Share ronellams May 25, 2012 8:15:06 PM What is thedifference between a Sata (2) cable and a Sata 3 cable My computer has Sata connections on the motherboard Can I use a solid state drive that has Sata 3 connections with my motherboard ? More about : sata sata cable nekulturny a c 118 B Homebuilt system a b V Motherboard May 25, 2012 8:20:17 PM They're both compatible with each other. If for example you used a SATA III SSD in a SATA II port, the SSD would work just fine, it just would have the transfer capabilities of SATA II, which is somewhat slower. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSATA 2 vs . SATA 3 cable ForumCable matters? SATA vs . SATA II vs . sas ForumCable matters? SATA vs . SATA II ForumVelociRaptor backplane-ready vs SATA cable connect ForumCan you tell a Sata 2 cable from a Sata 3 cable ? ForumSata cable questions.... ForumSSD vs . SATA 3 .0 ForumSata 2 vs Sata 3 ForumWhich SATA cable to use ForumSATA 300Mb/s Cable ForumMale-to-male or female-to-female SATA 3 cable to connect an SSD? ForumSata 3 .0 vs sata 1.5? ForumWikimedia sata2 vs sata 3 ForumSata 2 or Sata 3 cable ? ForumNew Build, any good? ForumSATA cable is impossible to unplug Forum[Solved] Is this SATA power cable a defect? Forum[Solved] Sata cable questions.... Forum[Solved] Does the GIGABYTE GA-880GMA-UD2H come with a Sata 6.0gb/s cable? Forum[Solved] SATA cable getting too much heat? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !