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Agility 1 to M4 Crucial

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I use the ssd as a boot drive with games/apps on a hard drive.

Will I notice a speed increase in general use stuff from the upgrade on sata 2?

How about going to an intel 320 120gb?
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You will feel a speed bump if anything because any of the newer SSDs supports TRIM and has much lower write amplification. However the speed increase won't be nearly as much as it was when upgrading from a HDD to the Agility 1 if you stay on SATA2. On SATA3 the M4 has about double the speed of the Agility1, so if you transfer big files the speedbump will be noticeable. My 2 cents: upgrade if you can afford bigger capacity drives, 60GB ones (any of them) have lower speed than the high end models.
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My M4 128GB sata3 was snow delayed yesterday, if it doesn't get here today I'm going to flip having to wait til Monday

I looked at the M4 vs the intel 320 on ananadatech, the M4 destorys it it almost all the tests, which were a lot, like 40 for sure
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