Originally Posted by ATOJAR
I looked into upgrading just my motherboard ... Well at least pricing them up for a board with SATA III controllers. Those things cost a bomb! ... I'm talking £150 - £165.
Now im aware that's not actually that much for a decent board(paid around that for mine)but Bear in mind i was looking to upgrade just for the SATA III ports.
won't work, not a single x58 boards supports sata3 native, all of them use some crappy third party controller.