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Old 06-22-2011, 07:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm the loving the SSD I got for my new system - now I really want one for my laptop.
My question is, if I get an SSD which uses 6Gb/s SATA, will it dial back to 3Gb/s SATA (which my laptop has), if that's what the system has?
I'm not worried about not getting full use of it, since it will be more future-proof.
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Old 06-22-2011, 08:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: SSD for laptop

Originally Posted by Newegg
It is backwards compatible with SATA II / 3Gbps

According to the information given on Newegg, it is backwards compatible.

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Yes, 6Gb/s drives are backwards compatible
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