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Sata2 VS. Sata3 with SSD

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Which would be better if used with a SSD, Sata2 or Sata3? I was thinking of getting the Intel 510 or OCZ Vertex 3 when they're on sale or cheap. Im going to first be buying a HDD, and im either getting the Spinpoint F3, or WD Caviar Black, depending on the first question.
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UGhhhh..you should go with a PATA drive...

Sata 3 obviously provides faster bandwidth..so it depends on the performance of the drive really. Most SATA3 ssd I researched so far have high read speeds (300+) but lower write speeds than Sata 2 ssd.
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Originally Posted by giganews35;12786341 
UGhhhh..you should go with a PATA drive...

Sata 3 obviously provides faster bandwidth..so it depends on the performance of the drive really. Most SATA3 ssd I researched so far have high read speeds (300+) but lower write speeds than Sata 2 ssd.

Whats a PATA drive? And why should i get it?
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Whats a PATA drive? And why should i get it?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=pata+hard+drive
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PATA is old school. SATA 3 (6GB) was made for SSD.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167042
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Originally Posted by ski-bum;12788377 
PATA is old school. SATA 3 (6GB) was made for SSD.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167042

I wish I could afford that guy right there eek.gif I hope in the next year or so the price of solid state technology drops significantly.
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