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SATA /ATA ?


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Mike4C

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Is a SATA the same as the serial ATA hard drive?
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Yes. SATA stands for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment.

Note that SATA is not the same as PATA/IDE, which uses a different kind of connection to the motherboard.

Here is a SATA drive connection

Here is a PATA/IDE drive connection
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