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. m 0 l 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... m 0 l Related resources Best 120gb SATA III SSD for Dell Xps 15(L502x) - Forum Two SATA III ports: Best to use them with HDD or SSD? - Forum will my sata III SSD work with my sata600 mobo - Forum SSD S-ATA III special cable? - Forum SATA II vs SATA III SSD Compatability - 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? m 0 l groberts101 a b G Storage April 3, 2011 12:23:10 AM Vertex 2 does with easily compressed data. m 0 l 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. m 0 l JohnnyLucky a c 286 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedupgrading hp dv7-3080us harddrive to ssd sata III possible? Forum Solvedmsata SSD (Sata III?) versus SSD Sata III Forum SolvedSSD with SATA III on a SATA II Forum SolvedSAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE500BW 2.5" 500GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Compatible with AMD motherboads? Forum SolvedSSD plus SATA II or JUST SATA III HDD Forum SolvedSSD plugged into 6.0Gb/ps Sata III, says it's running at 3.0Gb/ps Forum SolvedIs a SATA II SSD faster than a SATA III HDD? Forum SolvedIs it worth getting a SATA 3GB/s SSD for a boot drive when I currently have a SATA-III 6Gb/s HDD? Forum Solved2 SSD Drives, 1 SATA III port. Which one to use? Forum SolvedADATA Premier Pro SP900 128GB SATA III MLC SSD $79 Forum SolvedSata III SSD on Sata I mobo? Forum SolvedSingle SSD sata III or 2 SSD's in RAID 0 sata II? Forum SolvedSSD performance difference when used on sata II or III Forum Upgrading 640GB HDD TO SAMSUNG 250GB 840 Evo-Series SATA III Internal SSD ON PORTEGE R-835 Forum Help!! Samsung 840 EVO SSD won't run in Sata III (3) all the time. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !