Solved IDE vs SATA Tags: DVD Drives Sata Switch Storage Last response: September 24, 2009 9:18 PM in Storage Share beehew September 24, 2009 5:21:07 PM Is the difference in speed between IDE and SATA enough to warrant a switch to SATA even though my current IDE drive still works perfectly fine? More about : ide sata | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution exq September 24, 2009 8:29:40 PM beehew said:Is the difference in speed between IDE and SATA enough to warrant a switch to SATA even though my current IDE drive still works perfectly fine? http://www.harddrivereport.com/pata_vs_ata_vs_sata_vs_i... | Report abuse beehew September 24, 2009 9:08:13 PM exq said:http://www.harddrivereport.com/pata_vs_ata_vs_sata_vs_i... Great article. Thanks. | Report abuse exq September 24, 2009 9:18:15 PM beehew said:Great article. Thanks. no problem, | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>IDE vs SATA> Related ressources: ForumSATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! ForumAdvice/Opinions SSD and IDE HDD vs . Single SATA HDD ForumSATA III HDD on SATA PCI Card vs SATA IDE Adapter Forum7 year old IDE vs used SATA on eBay ForumOld IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green ForumSata vs ide ForumIDE vs SATA ForumSATA vs IDE 2010 Forumrunning windows off sata vs ide ForumSata vs . IDE for Optical Drives ForumSATA vs IDE truth about stupid manufacturers ForumSATA RAID vs . IDE … ForumSATA vs IDE /ATA 133-- how much better? ForumSATA performance vs standard IDE for small database server ForumRefurbished SATA HDD vs . 2 PATA/ IDE Drives ForumConverted IDE hard drive to SATA vs pure SATA performance ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. ForumIde converter to sata problem Forum[Solved] Hard Drive IDE to SATA ForumIDE or SATA More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !