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Crucial M4 and SATA 2 worth it?

Poll Results: Should I buy a Crucial M4 and use it through an inferrior connection?

 
  • 78% (11)
    Yes buy it!
  • 21% (3)
    No, you're wasting your money!
14 Total Votes  
post #1 of 16
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I'm thinking about getting an SSD and I've been hearing a lot of good things about the Crucial M4. My board (sig rig) only has SATA2 connections though. Would it still be worth it to run the SSD though a SATA2 connection, or should I just wait?
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post #2 of 16
Go for it if you intend on upgrading to SATA3 anytime in the future. I don't see why not, it's a great drive all around.
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post #3 of 16
Without a doubt. smile.gif
post #4 of 16
I bought one for my laptop, I put it in there instead of my desktop sig rig, because well, I don't shut down and start up my desktop a lot. BUT the M4 is amazing on my laptop, so speedy, boots up in 13 secs not counting bios and all that jazz. I plan on getting a 120GB for my desktop. My laptop has a the 64gb one.
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post #5 of 16
You will still get great speed! and when you update to SataIII itll be like getting one all over again with even FASTER speed smile.gif
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post #6 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by brackberry;15609862 
Go for it if you intend on upgrading to SATA3 anytime in the future. I don't see why not, it's a great drive all around.

That's what I keep telling myself. I just don't know when I'll be upgrading to SATA 3. I'm hoping that my current processor will last me until intel comes out with their next gen, but I've been out of touch so I don't know when that will be.
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by yayitsdan;15609883 
That's what I keep telling myself. I just don't know when I'll be upgrading to SATA 3. I'm hoping that my current processor will last me until intel comes out with their next gen, but I've been out of touch so I don't know when that will be.

SD-E is out in a week. Ivy bridge in ~3-6 months
post #8 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean Webster;15609901 
SD-E is out in a week. Ivy bridge in ~3-6 months

Ivy bridge is what I'm assuming is everyone is waiting for then?
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by yayitsdan;15609921 
Ivy bridge is what I'm assuming is everyone is waiting for then?

Read the thread my frind and i made and find out wink.gif

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/1137173-sandy-bridge-e-ivy-bridge-discussion.html

I'm waiting for Haswell.
post #10 of 16
I have 2 in RAID 0 and my PC never felt so fast, definitely go for it. Remember storage can only get so fast, then it's all in your RAM...
    
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