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A question about my Samsung HDD.

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Hey guys. I finally received all of my components and tomorrow I am going to build it all up! I was looking at my HDD, which is Samsung SpinPointF3 500gb and as you can see it is 3.0GB/s so I thought '' did I make a wrong decision by buying this one instead of some 6.0GB/s hard drive? " I read couple of reviews and saw some benchmarks and to be honest, I didn't see any big difference. But Id like to ask you, is there any noticeable difference between SATA 3.0gb/s and sata 6.0gb/s? And, should I have bought a sata 6.0gb/s hdd in this case? I didn't see a 6.0gb/s F3 anyways.. so whad do you think
    
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When it comes to the hard drive, I honestly wouldn't worry, in no way will you see a performance gain in your pc. Your computer might boot slightly faster, and open apps quicker, but that is it, don't worry about it.
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Today's drives don't even have the potential to fully saturate 3gb/s. So buying a drive with 6gb/s would make no difference at all! It would have mattered if it was an SSD.

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Hehe thanks, I can't wait after more than 6 months!
See ya tomorrow :>
    
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