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SSD 3Gbps or 6Gbps?

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July 5, 2012 5:35:13 AM

Hi folks,
I have brought a HP 2000-2116TU Notebook PC (B8N01PA) Notebook PC
(Link-http://www8.hp.com/in/en/products/laptops/product-detai...)
with the following spec:

- Intel® Core™ i5-3210M
- Intel HM75 Express
- 2 GB 1600 MHz DDR3(1 x 2 GB) + I have added a 4GB same, so Now = 6GB
- 500 GB SATA (5400 rpm) + etc.

Now, I have to replace (just replace, no add) the HDD with a 64/128GB SSD and thus my questions are:

1) How could I know that it supports 3Gbps or 6Gbps (any tools, convention, etc.) SSD?
2) If it comes out to support 3Gbps, would adding a 6Gbps is worth it or buying a 3Gbps would be same?

I would appreciate any help on this.

regards.

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July 5, 2012 5:58:32 AM
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yes your laptop support SATA3, if you want to check that http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/docum...
actually it worth the extra money for sata 3 SSD some times its x2 faster
July 5, 2012 6:04:26 AM

oxford373 said:
yes your laptop support SATA3, if you want to check that http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/docum...
actually it worth the extra money for sata 3 SSD some times its x2 faster


Thnx mate, I have seen that it supports up to 6Gbps on your referred document. But, just to be confirmed for exactly my model, is there anything I can double check or should I buy and put in the SSD with be sure about the 6Gbps port will be opened and connected to the internal HDD port?

Thnx for the link.
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July 5, 2012 6:09:52 AM

your laptop have HM75 chipset and this chipset support sata 3 (6Gbps)
and sata is backward compatible,even sata 1 compatible with sata 3
so go ahead and buy your SSD
July 5, 2012 6:49:39 AM

oxford373 said:
your laptop have HM75 chipset and this chipset support sata 3 (6Gbps)
and sata is backward compatible,even sata 1 compatible with sata 3
so go ahead and buy your SSD


thnx a lot for the confirmation. I Appreciate your help.
July 5, 2012 10:07:27 AM

Best answer selected by sanjoyb.
July 5, 2012 3:43:37 PM

you are welcome
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