Solved What Port should I connecy my SSD to my motherboard? Tags: SSD Motherboards Storage Last response: December 31, 2012 11:45 PM in Storage Share hedgehogpie December 31, 2012 6:58:34 PM Hi, What port should I connect my SSD in my motherboard for better performance? I'll be getting an asrock extreme4 or a gigabyte z77 UD3h and my SSD is a samsung 830 or a crucial m4 More about : port connecy ssd motherboard | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to hedgehogpie Register or log in to remove Best solution boulbox December 31, 2012 7:35:30 PM Read the manual and connect it to the Sata 6GB port for extreme4 - grey slots for ud3h - white slots | Report abuse Reply to boulbox Dereck47 Motherboard Authority Storage Expert December 31, 2012 7:40:56 PM On either motherboard connect your SSD to one of the Intel 6Gb/s ports and set the port to AHCI mode for best performance. | Report abuse Reply to Dereck47 hedgehogpie December 31, 2012 11:44:17 PM Best answer selected by hedgehogpie. | Report abuse Reply to hedgehogpie hedgehogpie December 31, 2012 11:45:21 PM Thanks guys, all the answers provided are helpful, hope toms will enhance selecting best answers , like selecting more than 1 best answer | Report abuse Reply to hedgehogpie Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>What Port should I connecy my SSD to my motherboard?> Related ressources: ForumDoes it matter what port number an SSD is installed on? ForumASUS Sabertooth X79 sata port/SSD confusion ForumSsd 's in Raid; is my performance what it should be? ForumWhat SSD should i get? ForumWhat motherboard should i use if i have the need to get as many USB3 4 PORT PCI-E ForumNew to SSD , what should I use? ForumCan a Windows OS SSD be moved to another SATA port ? ForumStUcK: WhAt ShouLd I buY? OS- SSD /APPS-HDD ForumWhat motherboard for i7-3930k with 8 ram slots should i choose? ForumWhat sata3 port should i put the hdd in? ForumSwitch SSD to an onboard-devices eSata port just to use AHCI? ForumWhich SATA port to use for my new SSD ? ForumWhat should i buy? ssd or sound card? ForumWhat should i buy? sound card or ssd ? ForumCan i use a SSD SATA III DRIVE CONNECTED TO SATA II PORT ? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHTPC+Downloadrig- Will SSD spoil the system. ForumWhat can cause video corruption using dvr external hard disk drive expander ForumHow To move Windows 7 onto an SSD? ForumShould OCZ Vertex 4 SSD be the only device on SATA power cable? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !