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SATA 3.0 drive on sATA 6.0 port?

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Hey guys, is it possible to connect SATA 3.0 drives to SATA 6.0 ports? If it's possible, is there any benefit for doing that?

Also the USB2.0 drives on USB 3.0 ports, any performance gain?

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Yes it is possible. However, you won't get any performance benefit unless you take Sata 6Gbps connect with Sata 6Gbps, you will gain performance. Same goes as USB 3.0.

If you worry that it cause compatibility issues which is rare, I suggest you go to BIOS and disable the Sata 6.0 and USB 3.0 ports (Depending your motherboard's manufacture).
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