[ILUG] Mandrake 10
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Apr 27 11:44:08 IST 2004
Quoting Paul Jakma (paul at clubi.ie):
> I did, and it's about ATA. S-ATA is not ATA.
Wow. We _really_ don't have common ground for discussion.
> S-ATA as an interface is vastly superior to ATA....
Well, no. The main point is the thinner cables, with a small additional
gain from reduced power consumption (resulting indirectly from the much
lower voltage). So, tinier, cooler drives in tinier boxes. Otherwise,
there's not much substantive improvement.
> ...we'll see (indeed we already do see) S-ATA drives targeted at
> "enterprise" market.
Suckers have money, too. ;->
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