Re: upgrading to a solid state drive
As long as you have a SATA 6.0Gb/s port, I'd get it. I know some will argue against it because of the lack luster write time, but personally I'm more concerned with read because of how little I write to my SSD. If you only have SATA 3.0Gb/s, it's not worth it as it's going to bottleneck your reads.
If you're set on getting an SSD that has a higher read than SATA II supports but you don't have any SATA III ports, I'd look into a SATA III controller card.
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