Thought I would long onto my brothers account to ask a quick question. He always say how useful you all are.
I recently purchased a x58 G1 Assassin Motherboard. As I'm sure you all know it has 6 3GB/S connections and 2 6GB/S connections.
My question is, I also just purchased a 6GB/S SSD from Crucial. I really don't want to put it into the 3GB/S slots as I want to try and max out the speeds (Which I purchased it for) would it work in the 6GB/S slot? Silly question I know but I was reading about it and it kept bringing up something about ''Marvell 88SE9182'' controller. Can anyone do their best to say if it will work and explain the marvell thing to me?
Just a really quick question, you all have been great.
Could I use this M4 Marvell SSD in a Marvell 9230 port? I have just been notified of a great deal on a Asus Z77 motherboard and cpu combo so would that make full use of the ssd? Or should I get a newer ssd that is compatible with the 9230 port?
Yes, the M4 will work. Any SATA drive is compatible with any SATA port.
Z77 chipset based motherboards have native Intel 6Gb/s ports.
Native ports always have better performance than 3rd party ports.
So connect your M4 to the Intel 6Gb/s ports instead of the Marvell 9230 ports on the Z77 motherboard.