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Just got a Chronos 240gb and getting slow speeds

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Last response: in Storage
May 25, 2012 8:09:46 PM

Hi guys,

I just got this in the mail today and ran some tests after formatting the drive and updating the firmware....

Seq Read is:200.28 MB/s
Seq Write is:228.08 MB/s

anyone know why my speeds are so low????

Processor: i7 930 2.8 stock @ 4.01
Motherboard: Asus P6T
Cooling: Corsair H70
Memory: 24GB Kingston HyperX triple channel
Video Card(s): ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII/2DI/1GD5 SLI
Hard Disk(s): 2 OCZ Agility 2 60GB SSD drives in Raid 0 (primary OS) and 2 Seagate Barracudas in RAID 0 (secondary OS), Mushkin MKNSSDCR240GB 240Gb SSD drive
Optical Drive: LG Blu Ray Burner
LCD/CRT Model: HP 2511X LED 25"
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922
Sound Card: Xonar 5.1 DG
Power Supply: Cooler Master Silent Power 1000W
Software: Win 7 x64 Ultimate

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a b G Storage
May 25, 2012 8:13:46 PM

Yes - you have a SATA 6gb/s drive plugged into a SATA 3gb/s port.
May 25, 2012 8:15:26 PM

Does the P6T have a 6Gb/s sata port?
a b G Storage
May 25, 2012 8:20:18 PM

No. So you are limited to full-saturation on a SATA 3gb/s port. You could get a SATA 6gb/s controller card to add to a PCIe slot. Those can be problematic from what I've heard though.