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Is sata 3 backwards compatible with sata 2

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Achilles1600, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. whiteandnerdy670 New Member

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    :confused:?????????????????????:confused: I think your meaning got "lost in translation" (unless you're typing in english, either way i have no idea wth you meant).:wtf:
     
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    HDDs cannot fully saturate the SATA 3Gb/s bus. SSDs have overcome the barrier of SATA 3Gb/s, so the timely release of SATA 6Gb/s allowed SSDs like those controlled by the Sandforce 2000 series of controllers to get room to breathe.

    Some SATA 6Gb/s HDDs will benefit slightly from the faster interface by allowing faster burst rates, but it will make little to no real world difference for a little while.
     
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    SATA 3 is like making the river wider so to speak.
    I have come across some people who state they are selling SATA 2 SATA cables.
    Yes I bought one and there was no difference between my old old sata cables which came with an old SATA150 motherboard and the one I bought.
     

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