Solved Will a sata 3 SSD, fitted to a sata 2 port improve speed of laptop? Tags: Hard Drives Laptops SATA SSD Storage Last response: September 22, 2011 7:15 AM in Storage Share mpscuk September 19, 2011 10:07:52 AM Hello, I have a xps 1645 and want to improve the speed of the SSD to a sata3, will it work if my sata port is 2 and will it be a big improvement? Thanks More about : sata ssd fitted sata port improve speed laptop mcnumpty23 a b D Laptop a b G Storage September 19, 2011 10:36:47 AM if you have a standard laptop hard drive in there then yes it will make a big improvement--but it will be limited to the sata 2 speed of roughly 280mbs and 260mbs read and write mpscuk September 19, 2011 1:48:04 PM Hi I have a slow samsung pm800 256gig in here at the moment, with speeds of just 120 read, 40 write, so would at least get double, but would i notice it? Related resources Ssd sata3 in a sata 1 laptop - Forum Sata 6Gb SSD on Sata 3 Gbs platform - Forum SSD SATA 3 PCIe Port ? - Forum Is my ssd not identifying sata 3 port ? - Forum Crucial Sata III or Intel Sata II ssd ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution mcnumpty23 a b D Laptop a b G Storage September 19, 2011 1:50:46 PM Share i put an intel x25-m sata 2 drive in my laptop and noticed a huge improvement in everything i did mpscuk September 22, 2011 7:15:04 AM Best answer selected by mpscuk. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Speed of 2 .5" HD: External USB 3 vs. Internal SATA Forum Mushkin SSD on Marvell 9128 SATA 3 controller is going SATA 2 speeds Forum Can a Windows OS SSD be moved to another SATA port ? Forum Would SSD improve Internet speed vs 7200 HDD Forum Sata III SSD or HDD Forum SATA II or SATA III Cable for SSD Forum Corsair Force 3 SSD sata2 speed on sata3 ? 3 ?'s Forum SSD Sata 3 [6gb/s] (Sandforce) is it worth it now? Forum GA-x58A- Sata 2 _0/ignoring Marvell Sata 3 -Which ssd would better ? Forum 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum Ssd vs three fast baracuda drives in raid 0 Forum Hyper X SSD problem Forum Should I/Can I buy an SSD? Forum [Solved] SSD, RAID 0, or RAMDISK Forum [Solved] Sata HDDs not recognized Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !