06-28-2012 09:20 AM - last edited on 06-28-2012 09:24 AM by zoltanthegypsy
I installed a MyDigitalSSD 256GB Smart Series SATA III but I only seem to be getting SATA 2 speeds.
Lenovo sales rep said that the x230 is SATA 3 for the mSATA slot, and CrystalDiskInfo seems to confirm this as it reports Transfer Mode as SATA/600, though HD Tune reports it as SATA 2.
Here are the results I get:
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while benchmarks from reviews look like this:
I checked that the BIOS is set to AHCI.
Any other ideas what might be happening?
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06-28-2012 02:21 PM
It does seem like you were misled. I'm very sorry about that. May I please ask where you got the wrong info? If a particular person within Lenovo gave it to you, please send me that info by private message.
08-05-2012 05:49 PM
I also received incorrect information, but I was able to track down the right information before I placed the order. The three reps I talked to all confirmed SATA 3 on the mSATA ports. The problem? They don't know the difference between SATA 3 and SATA at 300mbps (which is SATA 2).
08-13-2012 07:10 PM
Thanks for clarifying...
So, should I not trust sales reps to give accurate answers to technical questions?
In my experience you should trust information in this order: