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GSATA vs Intel SATA (ICH10)

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Using a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 Motherboard: Can anybody tell me if there is any difference (speed wise) between using the Intel ICH SATA connectors, or the Gigabyte SATA connectors for ACHI mode???

I'm using an OCZ Vertex 2 100GB SSD as my boot drive.
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Intel 980x Extreme Gigabyte X58A-UD7 (rev 2.0) Gigabyte GTX 460 OC 768 Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz (3x4GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 100GB Lite-On Lightscribe 24x Windows 7 Pro x64 Dell 2408wfp 
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Intel 980x Extreme Gigabyte X58A-UD7 (rev 2.0) Gigabyte GTX 460 OC 768 Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz (3x4GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 100GB Lite-On Lightscribe 24x Windows 7 Pro x64 Dell 2408wfp 
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MS Wireless Laser 6000 v2.0 Corsair Pro AX1200 Gold Cooler Master HAF 922 MS Wireless Laser 6000 
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The GSATA is absolute garbage and only suitable for opticals drives.
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Intel i7 920 Asus Rampage II Extreme Nvidia GTX 580 6GB Patriot DDR3 
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Intel X-25M 160GB Samsung BluRay Windows 7 HP Dell U2410 
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Intel i7 920 Asus Rampage II Extreme Nvidia GTX 580 6GB Patriot DDR3 
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Intel X-25M 160GB Samsung BluRay Windows 7 HP Dell U2410 
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yes it is TERRIBLE! ICH10R is tweaked for perfection. Go to tweaktown and download the latest beta bios with the mod for updated intel rom, very fast.
    
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