Will SATA III hard drive work with SATA II enclosure Tags: SATA Hard Drives Enclosure Components Last response: November 30, 2012 11:23 PM in Components Share Black Alley Cat November 30, 2012 1:11:44 AM Was wondering if you can plug a SATA III HDD into An Enclosure that only supports SATA I and II. More about : sata iii hard drive work sata enclosure Supernova1138 November 30, 2012 1:57:56 AM Yes you can. SATA is backwards compatible. Only SSDs really benefit from SATA III anyway, so you won't lose out on any performance either using a SATA II enclosure. m 0 l Black Alley Cat November 30, 2012 11:23:51 PM Sweet! Thanks for the info! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will SATA III hard drive work with SATA II adapter Forum Will SATA III hard drive work with SATA II adapter Forum SATA III hard drive for USB 3.0 enclosure? Forum SolvedBought a new SATA III hard drive, want to use it on a Sata II port Forum SolvedWill a Seagate SATA III SSHD drive work with a SATA II motherboard? Forum SolvedSata III Replacement for Current Sata II Hard Drive Forum SolvedBoth hard drives not recognized through sata II or sata III ports Forum Sata III hard drive in a Sata II motherboard Forum Can sata II hard drive be used with sata III interface? Forum Will a sata II drive work with sata III slot on the mb? Forum Can I plug a SATA III Hard Disk Drive onto a SATA II port on my mobo? Forum SATA III hard drive in SATA II port Forum Will a sata or sata II drive work on my pentium III computer Forum Solved3.5" SATA Hard Drive in a 5.25" SATA Optical Drive USB Enclosure? Forum Hard Drive Enclosure for IDE & SATA Forum SolvedWill a SATA I Drive work on a Motherboard with SATA III? Forum Solvedwill a sata III drive work if plugged into a sata interface and if so what is the down side? Forum SolvedSATA Rev III (6.0 Gb/s) Drive on SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) port Forum 2.5" SATA Hard Drive Enclosure not recognized Forum SATA II drive in USB 2.0 Enclosure Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !