Serial ATA Adapter review

By Derek Sooman on February 24, 2003, 5:46 AM have an article which offers a quick read on Serial ATA adapters, which allow owners of a Serial ATA capable motherboard to plug an ordinal IDE HDD into this interface. Was there a performance increase? You will have to read the article to find out, but in any case anyone interested in this new technology should give the article a quick once over.

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Rick said:
Do any serial drives exist right now? I've yet to see them in stores anywhere.
Th3M1ghtyD8 said:
Dabs has some listed, but not yet in stock[url]
l]Seagate Barracuda ATA V 80GB SATA150 Mfr code: ST380023AS Quicklinx: 25KGWSLong Lead Time Expected 86.81102.00
Arris said:
I think I would skip the first generation of SATA drives until the performance gets a bit above 150. Handy that you can use an adapter to connect up your existing ATA drives, doesn't seem to make much of a performance difference though.
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