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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

You should use the native SATA 2 ports on your board. It's better than the crappy Marvell ones.
What's wrong with the Marvell ports? I've used both and they run fine. Speed issues?
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post #12 of 16
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Anyone know what the disadvantages to Marvell SATA III ports?
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post #13 of 16
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Anyone know what the disadvantages to Marvell SATA III ports?
I believe Marvell ports don't support TRIM, at least this used to be the case. Always use Intel SATA if you have them free, they are native so, to put it simply, there's less clutter 'in the way' between the end of the cable and your CPU.
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post #14 of 16
I wouldcconsider getting a cheap, old SSD for temporary use until you can afford to go with a newssystem. I see 60GB SSD's for as little as $29 at Micro Center, which while not very fast sequentially, will still give you a good boost in random aka what matters, until you have the money to upgrade your whole system at which point it can be used to cache your hard drives. I would consider that moneywell sspent.
   
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Great SSD for a good price.

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post #16 of 16
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Hmm... So many decisions... I guess it all comes down to reliability. Out of the Adata, Kingston, and Samsung SSD's you guys have recommended, which will last me the longest?
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