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Is it okay to plug the CD drive SATA into the 6gbps slot?

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my mobo has 2 sata 6gbps and rest are sata 3gbps. can i put the cd drive into the 2nd 6gbps slot? This way I can fit my crossfire card cuz I don't have the L shaped sata.

Would it do any harm? would it even work?
    
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It will work fine, you just wont get any benefit over 3gbps.
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It's completely okay to do this. No problem whatsoever, and it should work flawlessly... as far as I know.
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Yeah sure, why not? It's just going towaste one of your SATA3 ports (however, this only matters if you actually have devices that benefit from the new standard).
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It should work fine. But on my board it would just rob me of pci lanes. For example my 16 pcie video card slot would get reduced to 8x from 16x.
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Yeah.
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I use my dvd drive on a 6gbps port
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