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SATA 2 vs. SATA 3 cable

Last response: in Systems
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 ?

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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.