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SATA 3gb/s vs 6gb/s

I am working on my first pc build and I want to make sure everything is compatible. First off I am planning on getting this cpu - http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Intel-Core-i5-Processor-i5-3570K-3-4GHz-5-0GT-s-6MB-LGA1155-CPU-/251484339125?pt=CPUs&hash=item3a8da27bb5&autorefresh=true

and I want to make sure it is compatible with both of these motherboards -
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157329
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813186228

Second off, I was wondering if it was worth the extra $15 to get a motherboard with 3 SATA 6gb/s ports vs one with only 1 6gb/s port. I am planning on having 2 hard drives, 1 for the OS and programs, 1 for all my files. Is it worth it? Thanks for the help, any replies are appreciated!
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  1. Either board is fine.

    I think it's worth it to have more SATA 3 connectors.
  2. Best answer
    its compatible.
    And 6gb vs 3gb?
    Doesnt matter; Triditional drives wouldnt even saturate the 3gbs port. And 1 ssd is usually enough
  3. ThatVietGuy said:
    Either board is fine.

    I think it's worth it to have more SATA 3 connectors.


    Yingda Wang said:
    its compatible.
    And 6gb vs 3gb?
    Doesnt matter; Triditional drives wouldnt even saturate the 3gbs port. And 1 ssd is usually enough


    I am in a unique situation where I need 2 HDD's for recording video, anyways thanks for the answer it helped out alot!
  4. Np.
    But if ur doing a new build, i suggests get a haswell cpu.
    As the board supports like 8 6gbs ports.
    U can also upgrade to braodwell when it comes out
  5. Yingda Wang said:
    Np.
    But if ur doing a new build, i suggests get a haswell cpu.
    As the board supports like 8 6gbs ports.
    U can also upgrade to braodwell when it comes out


    I appreciate the suggestion!
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