Best sata iii ssd Tags: SSD SATA Storage Product Last response: April 3, 2011 7:26 PM in Storage Share thud2 April 2, 2011 6:23:13 PM Hello, What is the best all around performing SSD available under $150 More about : sata iii ssd thud2 April 2, 2011 6:30:37 PM Looks like I might be stuck with SATA II at my price point. tecmo34 a c 143 G Storage April 2, 2011 7:33:21 PM This would be your best drive, though doesn't leave much room outside of the OS and a few applications as a Boot Drive. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Related resources Two SATA III ports: Best to use them with HDD or SSD ? - Forum SSD SATA II or SATA III Selection for ICH10R or 9128? - Forum Installing OS on SSD throught PCI SATA III Adapter - Forum My SSD is in SATA II or SATA III ?? - Forum Would SATA II 3Gb/s bottleneck a SATA III 6Gb/s SSD ??? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Rusting In Peace a b G Storage April 2, 2011 11:05:50 PM I don't think any SSD on the market right now fully saturates SATA II? groberts101 a b G Storage April 3, 2011 12:23:10 AM Vertex 2 does with easily compressed data. Rusting In Peace a b G Storage April 3, 2011 12:33:14 AM Yeah and 2 + 2 = 5 for large values of 2. An infrequent operation does not count as saturating the channel. JohnnyLucky a c 236 G Storage April 3, 2011 1:10:40 PM thud2 - Is there any chance you can pay a little more for a ssd? If you are in the United States, then you can get the Crucial CS300, 128 GB, SATA III (6 Gb/s) ssd on sale at newegg.com for $199.99 and shipping is free: http://www.newegg.com/emailpromo/?cm_sp=ShoppingGuide12... If you are patient and shop around on a daily basis you might even be able to find it for $179.99. groberts101 a b G Storage April 3, 2011 7:26:48 PM Rusting In Peace said:Yeah and 2 + 2 = 5 for large values of 2. An infrequent operation does not count as saturating the channel. considering that much of an OS volumes data is very easily compressed, I'd hardly call it "infrequent". This is where Sandforce controllers regain much of what is lost with incompressible data. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHDD Sata II storage with Sata III SSD OS? ForumSSD 's: SATA II VS SATA III - any practical difference? ForumSata iii ssd needs a sata iii motherboard? ForumBest 120gb SATA III SSD for Dell Xps 15(L502x) Forum2 x Vertex 3 SSD on Marvell 9128 controller ( SATA III and RAID 0) ForumCan i use a SSD SATA III DRIVE CONNECTED TO SATA II PORT? ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. Forum[Solved] What's the best value in sata hard drives at the moment? ForumBest cluster size for 500gb sata drive ForumHow to get best out of Sata ForumBest Sata HD for RELIABILITY and LONGEVITY? ForumBest SATA controller card for me (PCI x PCI-E) ForumBest SATA Dvd/CD Writer Forumbest SATA HD to place the OS ForumBest 500GB internal SATA for single-user application More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !