Question Does having no DRAM in your SSD only affect write speeds or does it affect read speeds too?

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And does it affect sequential reads or only random reads?
It's mostly useful for write speed during a short period of quick burst (maximum performance mode).

In normal working condition, the DRAM cache has no significant advantage vs DRAM-less version, especially if your computer is slow (for example you use SATA 3 SSD on computer with SATA 2).
 
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It's mostly useful for write speed during a short period of quick burst (maximum performance mode).

In normal working condition, the DRAM cache has no significant advantage vs DRAM-less version, especially if your computer is slow (for example you use SATA 3 SSD on computer with SATA 2).
So I have a SATA II port in my PC and am think of getting a 520 MB/s DRAM-less SSD thats SATA III. So it will still be faster than the stock 100 MB/s HDD?
 

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