PCI ssd and sata pci adaptor advice Tags: SATA PCI SSD Storage Last response: August 2, 2012 7:11 PM in Storage Share lucretius August 2, 2012 4:18:25 PM I currently have a 1tb hdd and a mb that doesnt support sata 3 and now im thinking about getting a ssd for boot. Would it be better for me to buy a pci ssd or to buy some kind of pci sata 3 card and buy a sata ssd? System i7- 920 ex-58 extreme gigabyte asus 6950 Samsung 7200rpm 1tb hdd More about : pci ssd sata pci adaptor advice WyomingKnott a c 292 G Storage August 2, 2012 7:11:35 PM Depends on how rich you are. Very rich: get a PCI-Express SSD. A little rich: get a PCI-Express SATA III controller card. Not one with just x1 PCI-E lane; they can't keep up with SATA III speeds. Not rich: Do what I did. Attache SSD to SATA II port and experience blazing system performance compared to what you had when you booted from a hard drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SATA II 3Gb's PCI Adaptor, Where? Forum SolvedM.2, sata express and pci-e x4 ssd slot Forum SolvedPCI-e SSD VS SATA Forum SolvedWhy high end SSD's which are put in pci-e are faster than those who work sata 3 interface. Forum SolvedSSD: sata3 or PCI e. how to decide Forum m-sata mini pci-e ssd Forum SolvedSATA SSD to PCI SSD Forum Help needed with SATA III pci-e card and SSD boot drive Forum Need advice on PCI connectors for a SATA controller card Forum Setting up an SSD to run off a PCI SATA card as the bood device Forum Installing OS on SSD throught PCI SATA III Adapter Forum SolvedMy 8-pin PCI adaptor for my GTX 760 super clocked isn't going in, should I apply allot of pressure or ask for a new adapter? Forum Looking to buy a SSD and PCI-E SATA-III expansion card Forum PCI-E SSD vs SATA II SSD vs SATA III PCI-E card+ SATA III SSD? Forum Queries Regarding SSDs and Advice on PCI-E SATA3 & RAID Cards/Controll Forum Looking for advice on PCI-E x 1 SATA RAID Controller Board Forum Best PCI-e Mini Wireless Card/Wireless USB Adaptor? Forum pci-e adaptor periphral molex Forum Solvedxfx 7850 - no 6pin pci's on psu - can i use sata - pci converters? Forum Do I need to buy a molex to PCI-E adaptor for the Radeon HD 7770? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !