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Originally Posted by stuiees View Post
I didnt read all the posts, but why are you guys recomending the c300 when he wont be able to benifit from the read speeds because of the SATA II bottleneck? I would go something with a more balanced read/write in the 275mb/sec range, that why you wont be bottlenecked by your controller.
It makes it future proof, in case he upgrades his system. I got my Crucial M4 for that exact reason, here are the benches on Sata II. While they are definitely limited by the controller speed, there are no other side effects of that speed bump.