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i dont know enough about it to debate it but if he has them there i would use them! i plan to when i get my c300(or possibly next gen 6gb/s controlled drive) i have heard the upgrade in firmware(006) is a must though. nice pick up mate
Well, all I know is that a SATA cable definitely cannot be for different speeds.
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fyi guys im still on a sata 2 board and probably will stay, so as far as read speeds I think those are maxed.

Edit: Here we go with the intel install:

Edited by dudenell - 12/29/10 at 7:14pm
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I would like to see a benchmark using ATTO for this drive.
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So I decided to grab a c300 128gb drive... Christmas gift so what can I say... anyways I will be getting a new mobo probably within the next week with sata 3 ports.. Do I need a sata 3 cable?

Thanks
I have a 128gb C300 and LOVE IT! make sure it comes with firmware 6 on it, it gives a nice performance boost.

edit: nvm you have firmware 6 lol
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fyi guys im still on a sata 2 board and probably will stay, so as far as read speeds I think those are maxed.

Edit: Here we go with the intel install:

How much data is on that drive?
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at the time probably around 40 gigs, now it's at 53.
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for all sata 3 devices to work at the rated 6 gb/s speed, it must have a sata 3 cord or it will operate at sata 2 speed
Sata III with Sata III Cable



Sata III with Sata II cable


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Sata III with Sata III Cable



Sata III with Sata II cable

well the reads look the same, but writes are bit different! the 4k's etc woulda bin nice, but cheers for the info, think i'll be using sata 3 cables on mine
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Where is the rest of the results? I just see 0's.

There is no such thing as a SATAIII cable..it's just a SATA cable, all the cables are made the same.

Use iaStor for better results.
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Where is the rest of the results? I just see 0's.

There is no such thing as a SATAIII cable..it's just a SATA cable, all the cables are made the same.

Use iaStor for better results.
Agreed, there was supposed to be more to my original post. My point was supposed to be that they are the same. For my SSD, I am supposed to be getting read speeds of 300+ MB/s over sata III, after trying several things and having them not work, someone told me to switch cables to the ones that say sata 6Gb/s on them and it will fix my problem. As you can see, it didn't do anything for read speeds and I am pretty sure the difference in write speeds was from some other setting that I messed with.

I say if you have sata III cables, use them. If you don't have them, I certainly would not go out of my way to obtain any.
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