sata or sata 2?

Discussion in 'Storage' started by eXcelon969, Feb 12, 2009.

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    eXcelon969

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    looking to swap a SSD in place of my HDD and most are SATA2. is this compatible?
     
    eXcelon969, Feb 12, 2009
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    The SATA 2 specification mandates backwards compatibility with SATA 1 controllers. A SATA 2 device should therefore work in your AA1, albeit with reduced performance (1.5Gbps instead of the full 3.0Gbps supported by SATA 2).
     
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