That board has 4 sata3 and 4 sata6 ports. If the budget allows I would look into one of the higher speed sata6 drives but if not even an older SSD is 10 times faster than a hard drive in actual normal use.
What I look for in an SSD is reliability. I dont care if it transfers 700MB/s if its only going to fail in 2 months. Read lots of reviews. When you find something you like go to the manufuactures forums and see what issues users are porting about and if its been resolved. Often sites like Newegg reviews dont get updated beyond the initial "wow is it fast"