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? on sata 2 and sata 1 are they compatible?

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  1. Achilles1600

    Achilles1600 New Member

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    hello tech's i gotta ? i just ordered an ocz gameXstream 600watts psu and its sata connectors are sata 2 and my current HDD and optical drive's are sata 1 are they compatible pllllzzz get back oh and my email is dwightulrich12@yahoo.ca
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    afaik they should be fine, it's only the transfer speeds that is different? correct me if I'm wrong.
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    SATA2 (300 MB/s) is backwards compatible with SATA (150 MB/s). The power requirements are unchanged.
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    Yes, it will work.
    One would have to worry only if they are going to use sata ii on sata 1 mobo, some boards may not recognise it, and some hdd may not auto switch to sata 1 (as i discovered today (03.00 xD), samsung spinpoint f1 jumpers are useless, only firmware flash...
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    so i can use my sata 2 psu on sata HDD and optical

    thanks bro's i just needed to know so i can install it. so i should be able to use my psu?
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    yes you should.

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