SATA DVDWtr and advantages

  Giggle n' Bits 23:43 13 Sep 08


what are the main advantaged of using SATA interface DVD Wtr over IDE ? the machine will only have a DVD Wtr and not a standalone DVD x16 player. It may also be required to run games from the DVD Wtr with it being sata would this be also advantageuos ?


  crosstrainer 01:49 14 Sep 08

No real performance hit, and I would keep my SATA connections for HDD's I do have an old original Plextor SATA DVDRW, but it's no faster than an IDE.

I use my IDE connections for optical drives, keeping my SATA connections for hard drives.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:15 14 Sep 08

Speed wise - None

Cables are smaller therefore less to block airflow in case.

  Giggle n' Bits 11:04 14 Sep 08

Will stay with IDE, Could understand one advantage of using sata, thinner cable in the case Ha!. I must say though these SATA Cables are not as flexible compaired to IDE ribbons, how much of a bending can they take and the ends also weak. But that advances of getting smaller things in life. No Jokes please.

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

Surface Pro (2017) vs Surface Pro 4

20 groundbreaking 3D animation techniques

How to mine Bitcoin on Mac