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Old June 26, 2010, 08:01 AM
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Default Standard SataII cables vice SataIII (6Gb / s)

Not something I've come across yet, but circumstances have led me to notice that the Crosshair IV motherboard ships with both standard SataII and SataIII 6 Gb cables. We had a bit of discussion on the difference in the back room, so I figured I'd open up the discussion so that everybody could offer their own personal experiences.

First off.... other than the high-end HDDs which support SataIII speeds, is there any benefit to using the 6 Gb cable(s)?

Second.... somebody suggested that there is a difference between the performance of different brands of Sata II cables.... has anybody else come across this?
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