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Worth it to get a pci-e sata III card?

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I currently have a 64gb intel ssd that's capable of sata III, but I'm using it on a sata II motherboard. I was wondering if it'd be worth it for me to buy a pci-e card that would allow me to use my ssd as a sata III. My current seq read and write is 270 and 70. With the new card, I've read that the seq read could be over 400, but I'm guessing my write would still be around 70 since I only have a 64gb ssd. Any insight would be appreciated.
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I guess all you say is correct.

But I don't know the real-life benefits are gonna be that awsome...

If you bench it, it shows better numbers ofcourse...
   
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I guess all you say is correct.

But I don't know the real-life benefits are gonna be that awsome...

If you bench it, it shows better numbers ofcourse...

Yeah that's what I'm thinking too. I know the numbers will be higher on a benchmark, but am I really going to see any difference in the day to day use of my computer?
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Most likely no, i had a OCZ Vertex 2 in my old system when i updated to a sata 3 board i bought a vertex 4 and to be honest it feels just the same way has when i had the sata 2 ssd so my opinion is save yourself a few bucks
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