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System in sig.... All the bays and HDD rails are full I was going to use this but it is SATA II and I was going to get a Crucial M4 128GB SSD. SYBA tech support says it is not SATA III compatible. So is there another option (Just lay the thing on the bottom of the case under that HDD rack? ) or should I just save $$ and get a drive that will not be bottle-necked. Only reason I want one if for a boot drive and have programs load faster.

Also I was looking at some other threads and seeing that my Marvell SATA III chip is crap. So should I even be looking at SATA III drives because of the crappy controller?... TRIM and all that. I plan on keeping this Mobo for a while yet. So I don't plan on upgrading to 2011 socket. So no reason on getting a future proof-ish drive right?
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Do you have any room up by your optical bays, someone might sell a mount for SSD that fits in 5.25 bay or whatever, just a thought.
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post #3 of 27
Have you checked out a PCIE SSD? - a SSD can pretty much be mounted anywhere that you have space, you can mount it under the HDD rack on your current case, or if you have room on the back panel, etc.
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I ziptied mine to the case
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The SATA III controller on your board is indeed crap... and yeah you can get all creative about tying down your SSD. Do you really have no bay left at all?
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post #6 of 27
Most SSDs are light and they don't have any moving parts in them, so just put them somewhere.
    
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I didn't have any adapters available either so i did it like this..

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post #8 of 27
Put it anywhere it fits!
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I ran into a similar issue. I velcroed mine to the floor.
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Originally Posted by Wr3ckin_Cr3w View Post
I ziptied mine to the case
This!
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