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My Corsair Force 115GB uses SATA 3Gb/s. I just bought an MSI Big Bang XPower for my main rig (finally going i7). The Big Bang has two SATA 6GB/s ports.

The Force is just over a month old so I'd be able to get a decent price for it on OCN... Would there be any noticeable performance increase in going from my SSD to a SATA 6Gb/s SSD (C300, etc)?
Edited by MCBrown.CA - 5/4/11 at 12:08pm
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Nothing near the seat of the pants upgrade that an SSD was over a mechanical drive.

Maybe a slight improvement but not sure if it would be worth the effort/cost at this point in time.
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Don't do it, the 9128 controller on your board is a POS.

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/1006607...ated-pics.html
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you might see 2-3 seconds off from cold boot? otherwise the difference is really marginal.
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I thought about doing this as well, but I really see no need to upgrade. Everything is already so quick, it isn't really worth the troube just to get maybe a second or two quicker on boot times.
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Originally Posted by PhaedraCorruption View Post
Don't do it, the 9128 controller on your board is a POS.

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/1006607...ated-pics.html
Board in sig is not the board I am referring to. Board in question is a MSI Big Bang XPower.

Anyway, seems the general consensus is it won't be worth the time or money...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Board in sig is not the board I am referring to. Board in question is a MSI Big Bang XPower.

Anyway, seems the general consensus is it won't be worth the time or money...
i don't think he was reffering to your board in sig since the one in ur sig isn't a x58,

the x58 platform uses marvel 1928 chip set which isn't that great since they support no trim, 1x pcie, and low 4k performance.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Board in sig is not the board I am referring to. Board in question is a MSI Big Bang XPower.

Anyway, seems the general consensus is it won't be worth the time or money...
What the guy above me said.

I was referring to the xpower, which also uses a 9128 controller.
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