SSD Tags: SSD Asus Motherboards Storage Last response: October 5, 2011 10:31 PM in Storage Share phippsy October 2, 2011 5:56:11 PM I want to buy a SSD but not sure what one to get do I get a Sata2 or Sata3 will they both fit on a asus p6T motherboard More about : ssd Old Paul October 2, 2011 6:10:03 PM Most likely, a SATA III is the way to go. Goto www.HardOCP.com, and at the botton menu, click on SSD, and then the article about NAND Syncrnious vs Asyncronious, which tells you a lot abut the current state of SSD drives, and which is better kajabla a b V Motherboard a b G Storage October 2, 2011 6:36:50 PM Sata III drives are backward compatible, so you'll be able to use them, but your mobo, if it's this one (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...), can only support SATA II speeds. Related resources What SSD should i get? - Forum Recommended Space in an SSD for an OS - Forum If the game is on HDD but the OS is on SSD, Does the loading time will take slower? - Forum Just a quick Q about SSD and HDD. - Forum Is 64GB ssd enough for windows 8 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JohnnyLucky a b V Motherboard a c 290 G Storage October 5, 2011 8:09:14 PM I checked the Intel motherboard database. All of the Asus P6T models are SATA 2 3Gb/s boards. Phippsy - What do you do with your computer? Gaming? Professional work? PC use makes a difference in the selection process. Will you be upgrading your motherboard in the next 12 months? kajabla a b V Motherboard a b G Storage October 5, 2011 10:17:35 PM Quote:I wrote a blog about using SATA III on a SATA II MB - check it out - http://www.blog.solidstatediskshop.com/?p=11 The SATA III SSD will use a lot more power on a SATA II port Meaning what? 0.6 instead of 0.15 watts? That can't possibly be significant, can it? JohnnyLucky a b V Motherboard a c 290 G Storage October 5, 2011 10:31:57 PM kajabla - It is significant for a battery operated laptop but not for a desktop pc. fillrobs - The Asus PT6 series motherboards are ATX boards for desktop pc's. SSD battery power consumption is not an issue. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSkype With SSD Forum Solvedcan games run from ssd w/o windows on it? Forum SolvedJust had a computer crash on a dual drive (SSD/HDD) system. Can the information on the HDD be easily reintegrated? Forum SolvedLooking for advice on a new SSD for workstation Forum SolvedNew laptop won't shut down properly after SSD installation Forum SolvedSSD Migration Through Partitioning? Forum SolvedWorth replacing ext. HDD with SSD? Forum Solvedssd just survived power outtage Forum SolvedTrouble with HDD & SSD Forum SolvedOverclock or SSD? Forum Solved10Gb/s Data Transfer Speed for Samsung 840 EVO 500GB SSD (Question) Forum SolvedDoes removing data from SSD have influrence of it's lifespan? Forum SolvedSSD Boot time question Forum SolvedNeed Help Deciding on a SSD Forum SolvedSSD or new cpu? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !