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curious how a SDD would run on an older board 775, original sata ports..vs the 7200rpm drive would i still see a significant increase in speed?
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if you buying an sdd buy SATA II PCI Controller Card

edit : sorry PCI bus is only capable of 1.2gb/s beter stick whith sata1
Edited by nisba - 2/6/12 at 3:40am
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if you buying an sdd buy SATA II PCI Controller Card
edit : sorry PCI bus is only capable of 1.2gb/s beter stick whith sata1

Well let me explain my intentions.. i want to buy everything for a new build leaving the MB and the CPU for last. Will the SSD funtion fine on the 3gb/s sata ports?
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I'd expect it to be marginally faster although not by much.

As stated by nisba, it might be ideal for you to pickup a SATAII/III PCI/PCIe card if you can and want to utilise a little more performance.

EDIT: SATA is back compatible. I.e. SATA3 will work on 2 and 1 perfectly.
 
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yeah It would be a lot better. You might be limited on sequential read and write, but for random read and write will be fine and latency will be much improved over a old hard drive.
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if you buying an sdd buy SATA II PCI Controller Card
edit : sorry PCI bus is only capable of 1.2gb/s beter stick whith sata1
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I'd expect it to be marginally faster although not by much.
As stated by nisba, it might be ideal for you to pickup a SATAII/III PCI/PCIe card if you can and want to utilise a little more performance.
EDIT: SATA is back compatible. I.e. SATA3 will work on 2 and 1 perfectly.

Thanks for the info guys. Looks like im in the market for a new SSD one last question... can you run an SSD master, with a 7200rpm HDd slave?
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Thanks for the info guys. Looks like im in the market for a new SSD one last question... can you run an SSD master, with a 7200rpm HDd slave?

sata doesn't work that way, but you can load your os on the ssd and games and whatnot on the hard drive. I do this with my laptop and desktop and it works great.

slave and master is for ide. for sata just plug a drive into the sata port and configure in bios.
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Thanks for the info guys. Looks like im in the market for a new SSD one last question... can you run an SSD master, with a 7200rpm HDd slave?

I'm pretty sure you can, aslong as you can set Slave on the 7200.
Also, what bios options are there for you to pick at, usually you get to set or select the boot order. If so it's as simple as putting the SSD above the HDD in the boot sequence.

Best of luck to you too. And I wonder what specs you're upgrading to. tongue.gif

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I'm pretty sure you can, aslong as you can set Slave on the 7200.
Also, what bios options are there for you to pick at, usually you get to set or select the boot order. If so it's as simple as putting the SSD above the HDD in the boot sequence.
Best of luck to you too. And I wonder what specs you're upgrading to. tongue.gif
Unrelated Edit: 300th post \ o /

I know i do that the boot priority options there. but either way, its not a deal braker even if i cant use the old drive. Just trying to get as much out of my old hardware as possible..

New build will more than likley be a ASUS board. still not 100% which one.. Wanting to make sure its PCI-e 3 ready. and im leaning towards the 2500k. but again.. not 100% i know we the Ivy Bridge coming out soon. Should be a lot of fun biggrin.gif i love when new stuff comes out
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I know i do that the boot priority options there. but either way, its not a deal braker even if i cant use the old drive. Just trying to get as much out of my old hardware as possible..
New build will more than likley be a ASUS board. still not 100% which one.. Wanting to make sure its PCI-e 3 ready. and im leaning towards the 2500k. but again.. not 100% i know we the Ivy Bridge coming out soon. Should be a lot of fun biggrin.gif i love when new stuff comes out

We all love shiny new gadgets. xP
I just wish I could get some shiny new HDDs. I still refuse to pay Double the price for a 2TB drive...mad.gif

But yeah, you should be able to use the old drive fine, even if it still has the old OS files. Just make sure you set the SSD to first boot priority and install the OS to it before doing anything else, should write a new boot record for you and you won't have any conflicting issues. (Worked fine for me when moving from my 500GB Seagate Barracuda to 120GB Mushkin Chronos Deluxe)
 
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