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Can I change my marvell 9128 controller to something better?

I currently have an Intel 730 240GB Sata 3 ssd ,is there a better controller that I could use on this motherboard?

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  1. Recommend to use the intel SATAII port ( black color) instead the Marvell SATAIII ( gray ).
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  2. cin19 said:
    Recommend to use the intel SATAII port ( black color) instead the Marvell SATAIII ( gray ).


    Could you explain in more detail as to why the downgrade in speed ?
    Thx
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    This is the very old debate for the intel SATAII vs marvell SATAIII.

    I recommend to intel, because it will run more stable. From the benchmark, the marvell maybe little bit better than the intel, ( * In the old time, intel was better than the marvell. Now I don't look for that info, marvell maybe update the firmware so that the performance may get better), but you want to run the PC more stable, also you will not notice the difference in the real-world.

    The SSD performances ( SATAII vs SATAIII), here is review: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sata-6gbps-performance-sata-3gbps,3110-7.html
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  4. cin19 said:
    This is the very old debate for the intel SATAII vs marvell SATAIII.

    I recommend to intel, because it will run more stable. From the benchmark, the marvell maybe little bit better than the intel, ( * In the old time, intel was better than the marvell. Now I don't look for that info, marvell maybe update the firmware so that the performance may get better), but you want to run the PC more stable, also you will not notice the difference in the real-world.

    The SSD performances ( SATAII vs SATAIII), here is review: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sata-6gbps-performance-sata-3gbps,3110-7.html


    Thank you for giving me an answer I could digest and make an informed decision with.
    As always Tom's Hardware is an incredible place for getting sound advice.
    Thanks cin19
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