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I have a Crucial m4 128gb right now i use for my OS and games that i am currently playing ( thank you steam mover) and a 1TB Western Digital Caviar black for storage. I just picked up a Samsung 840 256gb ( free AC3 hell yeah ) and am looking to toss it into my system for putting games on it. My question is, i only have 2 Sata 3's, can i just put my HDD on Sata 2 and put my new SSD on the Sata 3? In the next month or two im going to reformat my system but for right now i would like to just toss in this new SSD and enjoy it, thanks again thumb.gif
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Yeah you'll be fine, you shouldn't notice the difference between Sata II and Sata III with the mechanical drive. I say do it and reformat when you are ready smile.gif
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Moving your HDD to a SATA 2 port is fine. There's no need for it to be on SATA 3 since it cannot even saturate SATA 2.
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