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SATA II or SATA 3 For Me?

Last response: in Storage
October 22, 2012 3:00:39 AM

I'm shopping for my first SSD. My computer has a SATA II motherboard. Am I being foolish to look at SATA III SSDs? Should I instead be looking only at SATA II SSDs?

I know I won't benefit from SATA III's additional speed...what I'm thinkng is that if I go with SATA II I may have to settle for older, less reliable technology.

Thanks for your advice.

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October 22, 2012 3:11:48 AM

You might as well get a Sata 3, because when you get a new mobo, it will be better for the future :) 

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a b G Storage
October 22, 2012 4:30:07 PM

SATA 3 is compatible with SATA 2, so please buy a SATA3 SSD, also all drives which where released in the last 12 month have SATA3. The newer drives are also faster on SATA 2.
October 22, 2012 9:10:22 PM

Best answer selected by Bulldog17.