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so I currently use an Agility 2 for my boot/os drive and it performs well for me, boots really fast, programs open really fast etc.

when newegg had the 64gb C300 on sale last week I couldn't pass it up. I'm trying to decide if it's worth it to install it on SATAIII? Most advice I have read said that the SATA III set-up isn't that good due to the marvell controller/drivers.

would I gain anything from switching over to the C300 on SATA III or even SATA II?
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Kind of pointless since you are already utilizing a 'fast' SSD.
6 Gbps will net you higher sequential transfers.

I doubt you would notice a difference in day to day use.
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Sata 3 > Sata 2, if you can use sata 3.
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Kind of pointless since you are already utilizing a 'fast' SSD.
6 Gbps will net you higher sequential transfers.

I doubt you would notice a difference in day to day use.
hey thanks beers!! VA ftw!

I can always hang on to it for another build!
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Sata 3 > Sata 2, if you can use sata 3.
well what I have read is that since you have to use the marvell controller and drivers that it doesn't work as well. once the intel chipset supports it I'm sure it will be much better.

which brings me to a new question, does P67 have a native SATA III or does it use marvell also?
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well what I have read is that since you have to use the marvell controller and drivers that it doesn't work as well. once the intel chipset supports it I'm sure it will be much better.

which brings me to a new question, does P67 have a native SATA III or does it use marvell also?
P67 has 2 Intel SATA 6Gbps ports and 4 Intel SATA 3Gbps ports.
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P67 has 2 Intel SATA 6Gbps ports and 4 Intel SATA 3Gbps ports.
awesome! well that's good to know, I'm glad intel brought that in-house
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I've gone from using SATA 6GB/s to SATA 3GB/s and can't tell the difference outside of benchmarks
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