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I did a little research, and it is "supposed" to work.

So it sounds like I should be able to connect my SSD and OOD to the 2x SATA 3.0 (6GB/s) slots, and then connect my mechanical HDDs to the 4x SATA 2.0 (3GB/s) slots.

Can anyone confirm that this will work 100% on any 1155 motherboard?

I'd hate to invest in all of this and then find that it doesn't work
Yes, the SATA3 connectors are backwards compatible.

I have my Intel SSD connected to one of my Sata3 ports in my ASUS P8P67 PRO 3.0 board. Had to connect it to one of the Sata2 ports in order to install Windows, then move it back to the Sata3 port. Most likely some issues between my mobo and SSD in relation to Win7 install.
    
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Yes, the SATA3 connectors are backwards compatible.

I have my Intel SSD connected to one of my Sata3 ports in my ASUS P8P67 PRO 3.0 board. Had to connect it to one of the Sata2 ports in order to install Windows, then move it back to the Sata3 port. Most likely some issues between my mobo and SSD in relation to Win7 install.
So, it might not be a bootable slot, but otherwise it should work...
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So, it might not be a bootable slot, but otherwise it should work...
It should be bootable as long as it's the Intel native 6GB/s slot. I just got some problems/bugs in my setup. Anyway, fixed it easy by doing as I said in last post.
    
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Microcenter sells for 99 if you have one nearby !!
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Microcenter sells for 99 if you have one nearby !!
No such luck for me, but I am near a Frys.

I prefer Gigabyte boards actually. I am looking at this one: GIGABYTE GA-H67M-D2-B3

Anyone have any experience with it?
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The P67/H67/Z68 chipsets all support 6 SATA (4 3.0Gb/s + 2 6.0Gb/s) natively. Unless you're buying mini-ITX you'd be hard-pressed to find a board with one of those chipsets that doesn't have at least 6 SATA ports.
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