Will my asus x50r accept sata/300 hdd?

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
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  1. 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.
  2. 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
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