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My Acer Aspire's WD 500MB SATA II HDD died. I found a WD SATA III 500MB at a good price. Is there any problem getting a SATA III HDD?
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My Acer Aspire's WD 500MB SATA II HDD died. I found a WD SATA III 500MB at a good price. Is there any problem getting a SATA III HDD?

No, there should be no problems with a SATA III drive on a SATA II connection/bus. SATA III drives are backwards compatible with SATA II. You should be good to go.
    
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Intel Core i5 3570K @4.4 GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4-m ASUS GTX 670 DirectCUII TOP Patriot VIPER III 2x8 GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial m500 240 GB Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB ASUS DVD-burner Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2412m Rosewill RK-9000 Cherry MX Blue SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 
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Rosewill R101-P-BK Logitech G100s HRT Music Streamer II -> Audinst AMP-HP -> Westone 4 
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