It was initially hoped that NVMHCI would crop up sooner rather than later, but at this point it appears it will be later, with laptop manufacturers and other companies still planning to use the SATA interface in the near-term. Part of the reason may be that NVMHCI support was speculated to appear in Windows 7, but Microsoft has sort of dashed those rumors now.
It's expected to take from 5 to 10 years for the new standard to be fully adopted for use with SSDs, which isnít really surprising. SATA moved somewhat faster as a successor to PATA but it had the advantage of sharing much in common with PATA, making adoption easier for manufacturers.
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