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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.
Granted the 4k speeds are very important but for boot times, shut down times and app launch times sequential reads and writes are very important. If the OP already has a SATA 6Gbps port on his board then use it, if not don't worry about it. The C300 will still be plenty fast. I was only mentioning access times because that is pretty much the only disadvantage to using the marvall controller.
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I did say just don't bother with buying a new motherboard just for the SATA6G speed. Like is said they difference between the times are so minimal it doesn't matter.
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I did say just don't bother with buying a new motherboard just for the SATA6G speed. Like is said they difference between the times are so minimal it doesn't matter.
I know, I was agreeing with you.
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Awesome! High five! Yes! We're cool!

Look up 4k speeds and how they effect performance OP.
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Awesome! High five! Yes! We're cool!

Look up 4k speeds and how they effect performance OP.
Yeah, sure, whatever...

Anyway, I think the OP gets the point about 4K speeds, you mentioned them in just about every post. The OP never really even mentioned what hes going to be using the drive for, OS drive is a given but with a 120GB's you have some room for games too. Game load times would benefit from fast sequential reads.
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I did say just don't bother with buying a new motherboard just for the SATA6G speed. Like is said they difference between the times are so minimal it doesn't matter.
I currently have one right now with sata6, I am getting a new one because this one is defective and I figure I might as well get a replacement that also has sata6/usb 3.0. It seems like most of the people that have replied to my post agree that the c300 is a great way to go. Am I correct in saying this?
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Yea, I have the C300 and iti s awesome!

If you were already planning on getting another board then more power to you!

What board are you planning on getting?
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Yea, I have the C300 and iti s awesome!

If you were already planning on getting another board then more power to you!

What board are you planning on getting?
MSI P55a Fuzion. Any thoughts? I am getting it because it is one of the only boards that I can find that does sata6 and usb3.0 while allowing two PCIe slots to run at x16 simultaneously.
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MSI P55a Fuzion. Any thoughts? I am getting it because it is one of the only boards that I can find that does sata6 and usb3.0 while allowing two PCIe slots to run at x16 simultaneously.
I'm guessing you want this to run two graphics cards at x16. Really you'll be fine running at x16/x8 or x8/x8 though. You'll lose 1-2 fps in these configurations.
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I'm guessing you want this to run two graphics cards at x16. Really you'll be fine running at x16/x8 or x8/x8 though. You'll lose 1-2 fps in these configurations.
Thats what I have read. Its more of the principal of the fact than performance. That on top of the fact that I haven't really found any board that I really want for the 1156 socket. I just want the R3E for my socket, there really isn't anything comparable to it for 1156. I figure I might as well get one that has the combination of those features. Still not 100% on it but that is what it looks like i'll be going for.
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