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Thats the only one I am seeing so far... Has anyone had experience with the faster ports? Does it actually make a difference?
I have a C300 in a SATA 6Gbps and I love it. I can see speeds above the SATA 3Gbps standard. The only "problem" is if you use a 3rd party SATA 6Gbps controller you can't use TRIM. Luckily the C300 has really good garbage collection.
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Thats the only one I am seeing so far... Has anyone had experience with the faster ports? Does it actually make a difference?
You are better off using the onboard Intel ports. Random reads and writes are better on the Intel ports than the third party controllers.
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You are better off using the onboard Intel ports. Random reads and writes are better on the Intel ports than the third party controllers.

So i am getting the MSI Fuzion, should I not even bother with the 6Gb/s ports?
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You are better off using the onboard Intel ports. Random reads and writes are better on the Intel ports than the third party controllers.
This is true but they aren't to much worse. My C300 gets the rated random reads and writes on the Marvell SE9128 controller. The access latencies are slower on this controller vs the intel controller too. It's really not that noticable though.

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So i am getting the MSI Fuzion, should I not even bother with the 6Gb/s ports?
I would try them both out and see what is faster for you and go with that.
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I wouldn't buy a mobo for SATA6G for the SSD. The C300 is still the best SSD out.
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I wouldn't buy a mobo for SATA6G for the SSD. The C300 is still the best SSD out.
May I ask why not?
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May I ask why not?
He's saying this because of how much worse the Marvell controller is compared to the intel one. Honestly I think its worth the slower access latencies with the Marvell controller for more MB/s. Just my
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He's saying this because of how much worse the Marvell controller is compared to the intel one. Honestly I think its worth the slower access latencies with the Marvell controller for more MB/s. Just my
except throughput doesn't really matter...

access times are what will make an hdd/ssd feel fast
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except throughput doesn't really matter...

access times are what will make an SSD feel fast
Considering SSD's already have really fast access times it doesn't make much of a noticeable difference...
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May I ask why not?
The $200 or so isn't worth SATA6G speeds. The real advantage is in the 4k speeds which don't get anywhere near STATA3G speeds, let alone SATA6G.

Stop worrying about access times on SSDs. They all are fast, so you don't really have to pay much attention in them since they vary very little. The most important speeds are the 4k speeds which tell how fast they read/write small files and not the sequential speeds which are the big files and the ones that the speeds get the SATA6G speeds.
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