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For storage purposes. Does the Hitachi actually use SATA 3?

I have a WD 640GB AAKS (Caviar Blue). Should I use that for programs or should I use the 2TB for that.
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No mechanical drive comes close to even saturating SATA2. SATA3 is for "newer" SSD. I also found that the Intel Rapid Storage controller was the fastest of them all.
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Why is the Hitachi a SATA III drive?
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Why is the Hitachi a SATA III drive?
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