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What is a good quality Sata cable. Will be using it for SSD drives. I have plenty that came with motherboards, but figured there were better quality cables.

Or, is the cables that come with the motherboards good enough?
From what I understand there is no performance difference between Sata cables even when used with a SSD.
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Any is fine.
I'm using the one I got with my socket 939 board back in 2006 and my SSD hits ~260 MB/sec reads.
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You will not see any difference with a higher quality cable. The reason for this is that its not the material that drives the speed but the controller.
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