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 Do the sata caples look the same?

Answer yes, they look the same, some of them have writing on saying what cable it is. better to look up the spcs of the hard drive to find out what SATA connection it has
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Ok upgrading PC SATA Quest. I got a old IED ribbion CD rom dvd . But new board has 3.0 6.0 sata conections?

1) SATA 3 / 6 is compatible with older SATA II (2), so 'yes' you can2) Old SATA cables SHOULD work on SATA 6 so long as they are 'short' ..... however SOME SATA 6 sockets have a metal 'shield' tag ... Read More »
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Can Windows XP be loaded on a SATA hard drive without the SATA drives?

Both the 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows XP can only be installed onto a SATA hard drive if the necessary SATA drivers are installed onto the system during the setup process.References:Microsoft... Read More »
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Will a SATA 2 hard drive work in a SATA 1 controller?

Yes. SATA 2 hard drives are backward compatible, which means that SATA 1 controllers will detect them. The only difference is that they will run at SATA 1 speeds rather than SATA 2 speeds. Some con... Read More »
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Can you use a SATA I hard drive on a SATA II controller?

You can use a SATA I hard drive on a SATA II controller, and you can use a SATA II drive on a SATA I controller. These two versions of the SATA standard are completely compatible with one another. ... Read More »
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