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6Gb/s SATA hard drive with 3Gb/s SATA port?

A hardisk SATA 3 will work on a motherboard with SATA 2 cables and controller?

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marked as duplicate by BinaryMisfit Feb 26 '11 at 9:36

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Yes, the hard drive is backward compatible, it will run at Sata 2 speeds though.

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