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Would an SATA II Drive Work With an SATA 150 motherboard?

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Will an SATA II drive wor with a motherboard that supports SATA 150/100?
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post #2 of 7
Itll work just fine. Its a good idea casue in the future when your ready to upgrade youll have sata2
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It'll work, but it won't be SATA2 it'll be SATA 150.
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of course it will - thats how ive got my setup atm
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Cool, I'm not doing this for my rig, I building another rig for one of my friends, thanks for the help guys.
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Yes sata 2 is backwards compatible just need to add some jumpers and you will be all set.
    
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VIA chipsets, the 800s can be picky. Just get a drive that has jumpers to lock it in 150 mode. I think they all do now.
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