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Old 04-11-2013, 11:30 PM   #1
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Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TA970 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

I'm getting this Mobo for a build. it appears it only has 6Gb's sata ports but i have no drives that fast. does that i mean I'm sol till i get one
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You'll be fine. SATA ports are backwards compatible so your SATA I/II drives will still work in the SATA III ports.
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:23 AM   #3
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You'll be fine. SATA ports are backwards compatible so your SATA I/II drives will still work in the SATA III ports.
^^ This

It's good to buy as much motherboard as you can afford since it is the foundation of your build. Future-proof as much as you can.
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