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Will a Intel SSD work in this computer??

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Melvis, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Melvis

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    Hey, ive got a customer that is wanting a SSD installed into his 4yr old HP computer (for the OS) and i was wondering (since i havent played with a SSD yet) is there a limit or possible issues with installing a SSD into a older machine? this machine of course has Sata 2 on a crappy Intel mobo.

    So yea just wanted to know if it would work fine or there be possible issues?

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    I don't think you will have any issues. I used a Crucial M4 on an old AM3 for about a year and it worked great--huge performance difference. When I switched to a SATA3 board it also seemed to help.
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    It should work, it just won't work to its full capacity. It will still be better than a mechanical drive. Heck I've got an SSD in my PS3 and it only has a SATA 1 port...
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    Awesome, thats what i like to hear :)

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