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I currently have E760 Classified and I was wondering if I should upgrade to s USB 3.0 or Sata 6 mobo? The guys at microcenter said the add on cards for sata 6gb are garbage.
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you can get some pretty good 6gb SATA cards actually that can out perform the sata controllers on some motherboards. id say that Microcentre are trying to rib you off and get some more money. honestly there is no need for a 6gb sata card unless your going raid with solid state drives.
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I'm going to agree with Kal777 on this one. At this point, there is really no benefit in you upgrading to either SATA III or USD 3.0. Barely any devices use USB 3.0 (in fact, the majority of the devices that say they use USB 2.0 are really operating at USB 1.1 speeds) and unless you're going to buy a SSD array in the future there is currently very little on the market that will saturate the bandwidth of SATA II, much less SATA III.
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