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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

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October 2, 2011 6:10:03 PM

Most likely, a SATA III is the way to go.
Goto, 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
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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?
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October 5, 2011 10:17:35 PM

I wrote a blog about using SATA III on a SATA II MB - check it out -
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?
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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.