Will my asus x50r accept sata/300 hdd? Tags: Asus SATA Hard Drives Laptops Last response: June 12, 2010 6:32 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share del_10 June 11, 2010 2:07:45 PM i have been given an Asus x50r (ap199p)recently and am in the proccess of trying to upgrade what I can. The hard drive is sata 150. Will the motherboard accept sata300? Also can any one suggest any performance enhancing tips? thanks, Del More about : asus x50r accept sata 300 hdd buwish a b Ĉ ASUS a b D Laptop June 11, 2010 10:40:24 PM It will accept it, as SATA II is backwards compatible, but it won't give you any performance gains, i.e. the drive will only operate at 1.5Gbps speeds, not 3 Gbps. del_10 June 12, 2010 6:32:07 AM buwish said:It will accept it, as SATA II is backwards compatible, but it won't give you any performance gains, i.e. the drive will only operate at 1.5Gbps speeds, not 3 Gbps. thanks buwish, will be happy with the added hard drive space, and with upgrading the ram, thanks again Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSSD's, Raid 0, SATA-300 laptop HDD's - questions. Forum I am having asus x50r series laptop & i want to increase 4gb Forum Laptop no sound(Asus X50R) Forum Asus x53 (aka k53): sata-300 or sata-600 Forum Newegg won't accept my defected MOBO, ASUS won't do anything about it. Forum SolvedCan the ASUS Amberline Motherboard accept a socket 939 Athlon 64x2 4800 CPU Forum How to hack the ASUS RT-N14U router to accept the 4g USB donge IMW-C600W by Infomark (not in the list of supported adapters)? Forum Asus z87-a no POST, slightly bent pins, will they accept RMA Forum SolvedWhere does the power led, reset sw, hdd led, power sw, + and - p led go on a Asus A55BM-E Motherboard? Forum Asus M5A99FX pro R2.0 Won't accept new hardware Forum Asus HD 5770 EAH5770 CuCore2DI1GD5- will not accept bios flash. Forum SolvedMSI GT70 Dominator-895 17.3" vs ASUS ROG Notebook Intel Core i7 16GB Memory 750GB HDD + 8GB SSD Blu-Ray Forum SolvedAssigning SSD, HDD's, and DVD ROM on ASUS X79 Motherboard. Also, Rack Mounted Case Forum My win7 HDD crashed and I am installing win7 on new HDD but it will not accept t Forum Tower case that can accept 2/3x5.25" hot-swap HDD enclusures Forum Will an ASUS Striker II Extreme accept 2 sticks of 4gb ram? Forum SolvedWill my Asus P8H61-M LX support 2TB HDD? Forum SolvedCan the Asus g750jx-T4150H fit a 9.5mm HDD? Forum SolvedAsus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 will not read HDD or SSD Forum Solvedacceptable condition for a used 2.5 inch internal hdd. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !