How do I Check the Transfer Speed on a WD 500GB Sata II Hard Drive?

Answer Western Digital SATA II 500 GB hard drives, like all SATA II storage devices, are rated for data transfer at a speed of 3 gigabytes per second. This rating is printed on the sticker on top of the d... Read More »

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Difference between 256GB High Performance SATA Solid State Drive and 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native C?

SSD is much much faster than HDD. They are also much newer and more expensive hence why the storage sizes aren't that large. HDD uses a disk to read and write data. Whereas a SSD uses things which ... Read More »

What is a good transfer speed for a hard drive?

On One Hand: The Faster the Drive, the BetterThe SATA interface for hard drives is increasing the speed of data transfers to handle large media files. SATA 3.0 allows for transfer rates up to 600 ... Read More »

Can Windows XP be loaded on a SATA hard drive without the SATA drives?

Both the 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows XP can only be installed onto a SATA hard drive if the necessary SATA drivers are installed onto the system during the setup process.References:Microsoft... Read More »

Will a SATA 2 hard drive work in a SATA 1 controller?

Yes. SATA 2 hard drives are backward compatible, which means that SATA 1 controllers will detect them. The only difference is that they will run at SATA 1 speeds rather than SATA 2 speeds. Some con... Read More »