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Windows 7: Ssd in sata 2 runs at sata 1speed? Vs hdd in sata 2

03 Feb 2017   #1
billybellfoot

Win7 pro 32
 
 
Ssd in sata 2 runs at sata 1speed? Vs hdd in sata 2

Hi
Recently fitted an SSD but didnt feel i was seeing the performance increase boot program load times as later determined it was running in sata 1 despite being in a sata 2 port? I couldnt find a fix for that here despite some assistance from helpful members, so decided to crystalmark the two to determine the best choice for OS boot drive and here are the results.
SSD running in sata 1 the SSD still appears to be ahead.
Based on the results of the two Is the best option the SSD or HDD for OS boot drive ?


Thanks

HDD pic1
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03 Feb 2017   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

No doubts that the SSD is a better choice.
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03 Feb 2017   #3
billybellfoot

Win7 pro 32
 
 

Hi
Thanks again Megahertz07 is it a significant improvement in your opinion or a bit of a waste of the ssd cability with the sata 1 bottleneck speeds, use is htpc / media server so a few movies kodi web browsing catch up tv music thats all


Thanks
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03 Feb 2017   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

The SSD is 3 times faster than the HDD.
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03 Feb 2017   #5
billybellfoot

Win7 pro 32
 
 

Even in sata 1 mode 3x faster wow ok thanks thats cleared that up ill put the ssd back in and use my old for storage thanks again Megahertz07
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03 Feb 2017   #6
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

You're welcome
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23 Feb 2017   #7
billybellfoot

Win7 pro 32
 
 

Update#

I purchased a USB/eSATA to SATA CABLE

see here new ssd slower than i had hoped ?
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