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Windows 7: Check if an external hard disk case support SATA III or only II ?

21 Mar 2015   #1

win7pro 64bit
Check if an external hard disk case support SATA III or only II ?

Assume I have a hard disk which supports SATA III (=verified).

I want to put this hard disk into an external hard disk case and connect it by USB v3.0 to my computer.
Later I want to use case and hard disk as backup storage.

Now I doubt that the case supports really SATA III. My guess is that it supports only SATA II.

Ok, I assume the hard disk itself is working with SATA II too.
But I want to use the full speed und feature set of SATA III.

So how can I check the supported SATA versions of the case from Win 7?


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27 Mar 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

You can use which SATA port you need...see here
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 Check if an external hard disk case support SATA III or only II ?

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