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ok so this may sound very very noobish and i know that sandybridge officially supports USB 3 and sata 6Gbps but im currently in the market for the asus G53 and was configuring it to purchase from xoticPC and they had an option to put the vertex3 as the boot drive but my question is do the mobile chipsets of sandybridge support Sata 6 GBps?? will i be able to use up the full potential of the vertex 3 installing in it as the boot drive or will the bandwidth(in this case read write speeds) go to waste is sandybridge mobile doesnt support Sata 6Gbps ?
heres what i have configured so far and im hoping to purchase this as soon as i get a reliable reply . thanks

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Yes they do, my MBP does it.
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Yes they do, my MBP does it.
have you installed a vertex 3 or any other SSD that supports Sata 6gbps?
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anyone else out there? need to be 100% sure i just want to have my G53 with me ASAP
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QS67, QM67, HM67, HM65, UM67 are the various mobile chipsets for sandy bridge, if I recall HM65,HM67, and QM67 and the most commonly used ones and a high end gaming laptop like the Asus above would most likely use the QM67 which does support sata 6.0gb/s.

edit: actually, I believe all sandy bridge chipsets support sata 6.0gb/s the key difference is the number of ports they support, though all would support at least one which is all you would need.
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QS67, QM67, HM67, HM65, UM67 are the various mobile chipsets for sandy bridge, if I recall HM65,HM67, and QM67 and the most commonly used ones and a high end gaming laptop like the Asus above would most likely use the QM67 which does support sata 6.0gb/s.

edit: actually, I believe all sandy bridge chipsets support sata 6.0gb/s the key difference is the number of ports they support, though all would support at least one which is all you would need.
alrighty then im going with thw 120 vertex 3 as my boot drive thanks a bunch
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