3GB SATA Vs 6GB SATA


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Right, where to begin. noticed an interesting feature between a Crucial C300 SSD 128GB Drive and a Kingston V+ 128GB SSD Drive. The latter I own.

Any one know why the Crucial drive can be used on a 6GB Mobo connection and the Kingston on a 3GB Mobo connection, yet the Kingston V+ gives slightly better read/write capabilities.

I used to think all SSD Drives used a 6GB connection as it gives greater bandwidth ?

Oh well, I'd be waiting forever to build a system if I insisted on checking every little spec/review of components and comparing them. My Kingston drive will do me.

EDIT: Crucial C300 - Read up to 355MB/s, Write up to 140MB/s. Kingston V+ - Sequential Read Throughput — 230 MB/s :( Sequential Write Throughput — 180 MB/s :)

Why would Kingston only go up to 3GB when 6GB is a no brainer. Already opened my Kingston drive box.

Also just read up that this MODEL is supposed to be the latest Kingston V+ version according to alot of review sites (maybe the reviews were more than a month ago or something).

But when looking on Amazon again, just a bit below you can see some wording that says "There is a newer model available" and shows the one I have which (currently unavailable from Amazon as its now being sold by a third party seller for more money). Where does all these Model numbers end, its like the fiasco with CPU's numbers some years ago lol.
 
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No replies in over a week :(, not complaining, just thought it would spark some opinions.

It still boggles me why Kingston don't use the 6GB Interface, whilst they allow their competition to take advantage of it.
 
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Thanks for the link V_R, possibly maybe the reason why there is little difference is due to poor implementation of the tech ???. Who knows.
 

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