Sata III SSD seems to run at SATA II Speed. Tags: SSD SATA Storage Last response: January 19, 2013 7:15 AM in Storage Share jimskeet2002 January 19, 2013 5:33:56 AM Hi. I just got a mushkin SSD which is rated at 6gb/s and has sequentian speeds according to the company of 560-520 mb/s. I migrated my system hdd to the ssd using this method here. http://lifehacker.com/5837543/how-to-migrate-to-a-solid... and realigned the partitions in the way mentioned in the link. Now here are the results i get from benchmark. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/266/asssdy.jpg Here are my crystaldiskinfo results for my ssd http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/688/crystaldiskinf... Do you think there is a problem with alignment? Here is a Screenshot of my msinfo32 info on my ssd. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/43/msinfo32.png Any help please? More about : sata iii ssd run sata speed rdc85 a b G Storage January 19, 2013 7:13:51 AM Are the SSD already set to AHCI mode with TRIM is on? jimskeet2002 January 19, 2013 7:15:46 AM Yes AHCI is on and TRIM is on. As I found out I need to set data fill rate to 0 from the benchmark options to see the advertised speeds... Seems like it is working fine after all. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources [Q] Kingston 120gb SSD running at sata II speeds on sata III Forum SolvedSATA III SSD w/ SATA II HDD's Fastest Speed? Forum Help getting a SATA III SSD to run at full speed Forum Help getting a SATA III SSD to run at full speed Forum If you have sata II and Sata III in the computer which speed does it run at? Forum I have one SSD and two HDD's and all are SATA III 6 GB yet I am only getting SATA II speeds is there a driver I can download o Forum TRIM Support for SSD SATA III running on a SATA II port Forum TRIM Support for SSD SATA III running on a SATA II port Forum SolvedNew SATA III SSD not running at optimal speeds Forum Solvedsata III on sata II mobo gain some speed? Forum SolvedSATA II vs SATA III SSD Compatability Forum SolvedSSD with SATA III on a SATA II Forum SolvedSSD plus SATA II or JUST SATA III HDD Forum SolvedIs a SATA II SSD faster than a SATA III HDD? Forum Solved[Question] HDD SATA III (6 Gbit/s) Sequential Write speed on SATA II Forum SolvedSingle SSD sata III or 2 SSD's in RAID 0 sata II? Forum SolvedSSD performance difference when used on sata II or III Forum Solved[Question] SSD Sata II and Sata III Forum SolvedSATA II or SATA III Cable for SSD Forum SolvedMy SSD is in SATA II or SATA III?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !