What is a sata hard drive?

Answer SATA hard drives are faster than older hard drives that use the Parallel ATA (PATA) and SCSI interfaces. SATA is the acronym for "Serial Advanced Technology Attachment."SpeedSATA bus speeds are lim... 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 »

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 »

Can you use a SATA I hard drive on a SATA II controller?

You can use a SATA I hard drive on a SATA II controller, and you can use a SATA II drive on a SATA I controller. These two versions of the SATA standard are completely compatible with one another. ... Read More »