What is sata storage?

Answer SATA, or Serial Advanced Technology Interface, is an interface for storage made to connect host controllers with storage devices, such as hard drives and disc drives. SATA was designed to replace I... Read More »

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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 »

Ok upgrading PC SATA Quest. I got a old IED ribbion CD rom dvd . But new board has 3.0 6.0 sata conections?

1) SATA 3 / 6 is compatible with older SATA II (2), so 'yes' you can2) Old SATA cables SHOULD work on SATA 6 so long as they are 'short' ..... however SOME SATA 6 sockets have a metal 'shield' tag ... Read More »

Sata III Drive compatable with Sata 2 port?

Yes. ) it's compatible.But it's will work only on 3 Gb/s