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Old 03-15-2006, 04:31 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally posted by NeedAcpu
SATA and SATA II is just the name of an orginization. SATA and SATA II are basically the same thing it's just said that hard drives with a 3gb/s transfer rate are SATA II although this is not the case. Read more about SATA II here http://www.sata-io.org/namingguidelines.asp

SATA is not the name of an organization. Seagate, or WD is the name of an organization.

SATA stands for Serial - ATA, whereeas PATA stands for Parallet ATA (these went on the stand IDE interface.

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Old 03-15-2006, 07:54 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Beefcake
They might have been talking about the 150GB Raptor X which is faster then the regular 150GB raptor, which is about 50 more dollars.
are you sure the raptor x is better..? i've head it is the exact same thing just it has the window... in fact almost worse because of heating issues and such with the window (not performance wise, but in terms of the MTBF, which is half the wd1500)


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