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Are SATA 3.0 Hard disk faster?

Last response: in Storage
July 11, 2012 1:29:35 AM

Is there a real benefit in buying Sata 3 hard disk than SATA 2.0? Most 7200rpm Hard disk can't even maximize the bandwidth of SATA 2. Sata 3 makes a lot of sense on SSD.Does it increases that cost of a Hard disk without adding more read/write speed?

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a c 261 G Storage
July 11, 2012 2:34:17 AM

There are fast SATA II drives that keep up with the SATA III drives so no real benefit. As you said HHD are not even close to max the SATA II interface.
a b G Storage
July 11, 2012 3:24:00 AM

it makes a difference with solid state disks though.