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First time SSD user, please help with benchmarks!!

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I've just purchased a Crucial M4 128GB, this is my first SSD so I was very careful with all the instructions, I updated the firmware to 0309 and flipped on AHCI in bios, did a clean install of windows with Sean's very helpful guide and this is where I'm at right now, how do these speeds look? I'm still on SATA2 3.0Gbps so have to take that into account as its a bit of a bottleneck for me atm.

thanks guys!!

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You're good.
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Looks fine for SATA2. I got the same speeds. When I upgraded to a board with SATA3 I got around 600MB/s though. Honestly for a general user you won't notice any difference. At least I didn't. Boot times and everything else felt the same.
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thanks for the feedback!
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Yup, as they said. For SATA II connection, you look like you're in good shape.
     
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790K MSI Z97M GAMING EVGA GeForce GTX 980TI Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ Mushkin Blackline 16 GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial M550 M.2 SSD Western Digital Caviar Black Hitachi Ultrastar Crucial MX200 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H80i Windows 10 Professional Dell Ultrasharp U2412M Corsair K70 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX760 Silverstone Sugo SG-10 Logitech G602 Steelseries gaming mousepad 
AudioAudio
Creative SoundBlaster Z Creative Aurvana Live! 2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3 2105 ASRock Z68M/USB3 EVGA GeForce GTX 760 CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSKeyboard
Crucial M4 ASUS DVD burner Windows 7 Logitech K750 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 V2 SILVERSTONE Sugo SG01-BF Logitech Performance MX ASUS XONAR_DG 
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