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Want to get an SSD for a bootdrive

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What would be a good ssd to get for a small boot drive with my specs?

i was going to go for http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148441

but then it said sata III and i dont think this mobo supports sata III so im not sure if it would work or not.
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That drive is perfect. It is also backwards compatible with SATA2, you just won't get the full speed. But it's still going to be very fast and a great upgrade.
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ahh ok cool thanks
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