Will my mobo support a SSD?

It's ASUS M4A785-M


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  1. Yes, it has sata ports.
  2. Yes, if you have available SATA ports you can use an SSD in there, no problem
  3. Thanks for quick replay.

    But I know that SSDs are SATA3 6Gb/s

    And I checked the spec of my mobo, on the storage tab.

    1 xUltraDMA 133/100/66
    6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports Support RAID 0,1,10,JBOD

    So my mobo only support up to 3Gb/s? does it effect any performance if I get a 6Gb/s SSD connect it into a 3Gb/s port?
  4. Not all SSD's are SATA III not that it matters, if you get a SATA III SSD, you'll simply be limited to SATA II speeds, everything else will be the same.
  5. It just supports up to up to 3Gb/s, like said above, you'll run at sata II speeds, so it wil affect the performance of the ssd, if it's a really fast one(under heavy loads), but still it's better that not having one, it won't degrade that much.
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