Hard drive connectors

  ashleycardwell94 12:42 24 Apr 11
Locked
Answered

What's the difference between IDE and Pata? What's E-SATA? is it an extension from the motherboard to the outside? Also, if your using E-SATA, how is the drive powered?

thanks in advance.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:21 24 Apr 11
Answer

IDE (EIDE)and Pata are the same ESATA to connect and external sata drive (cable length is the problem, external sata drives will need their own power supply just like a USB drive case.

connector types and more explained here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is ransomware and how do I protect my PC from WannaCry?

What I learned from my mentor, Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Phil Tippett

Siri vs Google Assistant