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Buying SSD hard disk to put into older Macs. Will the fact that they are only SATA 2 compatible, affect performance?

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hi guys

We have a lot of Mac Pro's and they are around 2-3yrs old. They have decent memory and processors. However, we want to attempt to raise their performance by putting in SSD hard disks.

Now, the SSD's are all backwards compatible with SATA I and II even though they are sold as SATA III. If I connect these up to a motherboard which only goes up to SATA II affect performance? Or will it be a negligible difference?

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Of course they would perform even better if you connected them to a SATA III controller, but performance will still be a lot better than when you compare to conventional mechanical disks.
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