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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!
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post #11 of 16
Absolutely not, unless you're planning a SATA6Gb in the near future.
 
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post #12 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmanuel View Post
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...
That is why you make your RAM storage, RAMDisk.
post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post
Absolutely not, unless you're planning a SATA6Gb in the near future.
I'll probably upgrade to Ivry Bridge when it comes out, so I'll have SATA3 then. Why do you think I shouldn't go for it?
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post #14 of 16
By the time ivy bridge comes out SSDs will have levelled out in price. You will get 256GB SSD for the same price as a 120GB today. If you only have SATA II you will never see the full speeds of the M4 anyway. It's also highly likely you would just buy a new SSD when you order you Ivy Bridge build anyway.
I only have SATA II controllers on my mobo so I am in a similar dilemma to you.
post #15 of 16
I bought one even though I only have SATA II and it's still allot faster then my hdds at everything it does. I have over double read and write rate and my rig boots in under 40 seconds so even if you only have SATA II I still think it's worth it and when you upgrade it will be even faster again so getting it now is still worth it.
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post #16 of 16
i have it on my sata2 mobo

don´t know if my speeds are good or not, but i am happy

i hope this helps

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