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 Need Help Deciding on a SSD - Forum SSD or new cpu? - Forum Installing an SSD as an upgrade help - Forum Keep my Core 2 quad or NEW CPU??? (SSD AND WATER COOLING OR NEW CPU) - Forum Gameing Pc Build 950euro suggestions ? (no hdd,ssd, dvd, case) - 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 SolvedIs it possible to clone a SSD twice in different computers? Forum SolvedHow to install OS on SSD with OS on HDD Forum SolvedFastest SSD port available? Forum SolvedHow do I clone HDD to SSD if the computer doesn't have a optical disk drive? Forum SolvedCrucial M500 or MX100 SSD? Forum SolvedRe installing OEM Windows on a new SSD 840 EVO Forum Solvedis there a hdd or ssd storage GB limit in a laptop? Forum Solved7GB of usable the total space of my SSD seems to have disappeared? Forum SolvedNeed help with SSD! Forum SolvedClone hdd with programs to second ssd Forum SolvedSamsung SSD instead of a hard drive? Forum SolvedJust ordered a KINGSTON v300 SSD Forum Solvedfastest ssd in the market Forum SolvedShould I Buy an SSD? Forum Solvedssd 1 tb samsung installation Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !