Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Installing both sata 1 and sata 2 on my pc

18 May 2012   #1
stsaerox

Windows 7 Home premium x64
 
 
Installing both sata 1 and sata 2 on my pc

Hello

I was wondering If I have one sata 1 and an new sata 2(or 3) on my PC installed on my PC... will cause problems in transfer speeds?

My Blue-ray is sata 1 also...

Does this mean that all disks will work as sata 1?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
19 May 2012   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

All SATA devices operate independently of each other. The transfer rate is governed chiefly by the device speed, and each device can operate simultaneously at that speed. Contrast that to PATA devices, where the maximum speed of devices attached to a single cable is that of the slowest attached. In addition, delays (and effective reduction in speed) are caused when both devices on the cable need to be accessed (only one device can utilise the interface at a time, the other device has to wait until the interface becomes free). In all cases, drivers and CPU/memory speed throughput are also a factor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 May 2012   #3
stsaerox

Windows 7 Home premium x64
 
 

Thanks for the answer.

Each device will be connected to its own cable I think...
My vaio "vpcf11m1e h" Mobo support sata 2 and I'm just wondering if:

-Replace the blueray with an ssd sata 2
-Keep also the hitachi sata 1 disk

Will that affect ssd speed?(If I get your answer right there will be no problems)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Installing both sata 1 and sata 2 on my pc




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Upgrading Hard Disk from SATA to SATA 3 Drive
The time has come for me to wipe the hard drive and re-install Windows 7 following a recent disastrous download that's effectively knocked out my Internet Explorer 11 and rendered Internet browsing difficult. My system has since become unstable and progressively slow and unfortunately, for some...
Hardware & Devices
SATA-IO announces 16Gb/s SATA 3.2 specification
I have recently been researching SSDs for PCIe buses, and discovered that the SATA-IO group and the PCI-SIG Group has been cooperatively working on specs for PCIe mounted hi-capacity SSD using the SATA-3.2 (16Gb/s) technology. Though not very recent, the Bit-Tech site had an article announcing this...
News
FYI Only - Discovered only slight diff betw SATA-1 vs. SATA-3 cables
I read an article stating there’s very little difference between SATA cables. So I tried it for myself. This screenshot shows the slight differences in speed; likely most of you already knew this. In testing, an 11GB file transferred in 10 seconds using either cable. Vid link shows detail of...
Hardware & Devices
SATA 3 not working on Asus P6X58D-E motherboard with SATA III support
Yesterday I had a PC technician around to see why my PC was not booting-up properly and also to change my SSD to a larger SSD. As I am visually challenged I cannot do hardware upgrades etc, so I got a Techie guy in. We used Zinstall HDD by-the-way and I would highly recommend this application...
Hardware & Devices
Changing from SATA RAID to SATA AHCI - Help needed!
I could really use some help with this. I have a HD that I'm moving from one Windows 7 machine to another. The new system is a Gateway DX4860. The old was was also a Gateway DX4820. When I put the old drive in the new computer, I get the Windows Splash screen, the stars begin to appear...
Hardware & Devices
Safety of internal 3.5 Sata IDE in external Sata case for backups
I'm looking at a Sabrent EC-UEIS7 Hard Drive Enclosure - 3.5" IDE/SATA to USB 2.0, eSATA in order to use one of my now internal Sata drives as an 'external' backup device. If I turn the external power off on the back of the external Sata enclosure with my extra old Sata connected in it...will...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:37.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App