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For the holidays i built a new comp with an ASUS M4A77D mobo. it says it does support SATA II but i cant tell if it supports 6gb/s.

i bought this SSD and installed it but I can't tell if it's working because I see no increase in performance.

how should this SSD be installed? thanks!
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If I am correct, only Sata III supports 6 gb/s. The drive will just work as a SATA II drive and perform accordingly.
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so purchasing this was sorta pointless? lol
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so purchasing this was sorta pointless? lol
Hmmmm, yes if you were looking for sATA3 support, but hey it's faster, cooler and quieter than HDD's, so all in all it was money well spent.
    
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