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Windows 7: SATA II backwards compatible?

04 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
SATA II backwards compatible?

Are SATA II drives compatible to put in my laptop with a SATA I connection? The drive I want is SATA II, and 2.5".

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04 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes, but you'll be limited to SATA I speed.
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04 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

Yea I'm fine with that, I just wanted to know because i found a good SSD deal that is cheaper than the SATA drives. Rep+
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