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I currently have a mobo with only SATA 2 and I am looking into getting a vertex 3 SSD, I have been looking at controller cards but they are all 100+ anyone have a good card that wont break the bank?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ame=SATA%20III

however the fifty dollar cards are raid card it still should work when you pug in one card
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cheap sata 3 contollers are from what i can tell dont exist. And the ones that are around, its like halfway to a new motherboard lol.

If its going to cost you more than half the cost of a new motherboard i would just save up.
Only other option would be revo drives, but then no TRIM
 
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Wouldn't 1x pci-e be to narrow for a vertex 3?
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My issue is that I'm on an ageing platform and if I get a new motherboard I might as well get a new CPU and then I have to get new ram >.<
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BadAssClocker View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ame=SATA%20III

however the fifty dollar cards are raid card it still should work when you pug in one card
HighPoint Rocket Raid 620 SATA 6Gb/s RAID Controller, SATA 3.0, 2-ch RAID 0,1,5,10,JBOD adapter, PCI-Express 2.0 x1 (Compatible with PCI-Express 1.0), Sequential Read: 350.8 MB/s, Sequential Write- 211.5 MB/s, Up to 2 SATA devices with point-to-point connectivity, Low Profile, Port Multiplier support up to 10 Drives, RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD, Multiple RAID Support, BIOS Boot to RAID with point-to-point connectivity or through port multiplier, OCE/ORLM (Online Capacity Expansion / Online RAID Level Migration), Hot plug and Hot Swap, Supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, 2008, 2003, XP, 2000 x64bit Edition.

Sequential Read: 350.8 MB/s, Sequential Write- 211.5 MB/s
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Wasnt there a problem with TRIM for AMD platforms ?
    
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post #8 of 8
As long as you plan to upgrade your system within the next 6-12 months, I wouldn't worry about it. The main benefits are the random read/write speeds, and they won't be adversely affected by the 3.0Gbps interface.

Then you can get more out of the drive when you upgrade the system.
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