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Old March 25, 2010, 10:55 AM
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Sata 6GB/s is backwards compatibale....and to be honest its wasted on a HDD. It will improve its burst speeds, but HDDs real speed is barely saturating a SATA 1 bus!

You can have a 6 lane highway....but if only 2 lanes are being used, you aint going to get to your destination any faster on a 6 than on a three lane one. ;)

Unless you want 6GB/s hdd, I'd get whatever is cheapest. YMMV.
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