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I have a 128gb crucial m4 right now that love. I love it so much i am going to buy another for games that im playing at the moment / going to get ( skyrim , bf3 , doom 3 modded and so forth). Now i have a WD black for storage but my question is , if i switch my WD black from sata 6 to sata 3 , how much speed am i going to lose? Its not super important how fast it is since only games im not playing at the moment will be stored on it along with pics and junk but im just curious. Thanks again.
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post #2 of 8
None I don't think. At least not enough to make a difference.
post #3 of 8
TBH you will not see a difference on the Mech drive. The SSDs are the only ones that have any visible change and thats on long load times and burst access like loading the OS.

It will be just fine! Enjoy your next M4, I sure love mine!
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From what I have read on this forum, many say that the HDD's can not make use of the 6gb ports anyway so it is a waste of a slot and to run them on the 3gb slots.
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All of the above... The HDDs read/write will become a factor way before the cable bandwidth...
 
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post #6 of 8
I've had my WD black on 6gb/s and 3gb/s.

There is no difference.
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Awesome , thanks. I had a feeling my black couldnt make use of a sata 6 connection
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I believe the term a lot of us are looking for here is saturation
    
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