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Old 02-05-2008, 08:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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On a dvd burner the SATA interface makes it possible to transfer data at five times faster data transfer rates than the current DMA33 standards. But I see all the drives I looked at still burn at 20*. So if the ide and the sata both burn at 20* to a dvd rw is there any point in the sata.
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The serial cable allows more air flow within the case and is cheaper to produce.
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Wire management is easier with sata cables.
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Easier to install and less to configure plus wire management and air flow like previously stated. Sata is also used to mirror HDDs.
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Just wire management, simpler installation and frees up space for older IDE hard drives.
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