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PCIe usb 3.0 card? what

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My mobo only has sata 2 support. I've been seeing people mention that you can buy pcie expansion slots that will allow you to hook up a ssd to it to get the benefit of sata 3 even if your mobo doesnt support it. Could someone tell me if this is so and maybe link one for me that i could buy?
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Will how many sata support usb 3.0 do it later but you can buy pcie usb 3.0 card

Good luck
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SATA 3 and USB 3 are completely different things.

You can get PCI-E expansion cards for either (or both) of them.

For hard drives, there are still only a handful (and they are high end SSDs) that really benefit from SATA 3 at all, and SATA 3 drives are backwards compatible with SATA 2.

Depending on what exactly you have in mind, you likely don't need to add any cards.
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Probly a crucial 128gb m4 or c300. And my bad on the thread title i meant sata 3 pcie card haha
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