Solved Is failure rate higher in Sata Drives verses Standard Drives Tags: Hard Drives SATA Backup Storage Product Last response: November 24, 2009 8:30 PM in Storage Share silverron November 16, 2009 10:31:10 PM Is the failure rate higher with sata verses standard hard drives? If you believe sata failure rate is higher, we could be giving in to price, speed, large size for failures. KEY = BACKUP - BACKUP - BACKUP Any comments? More about : failure rate higher sata drives verses standard drives cjl a b G Storage November 16, 2009 11:22:58 PM SATA drives are standard drives. Why would the interface have anything to do with failure rates? Best solution TheViper a b G Storage November 17, 2009 1:08:20 AM Share There is no mechanical difference between SATA and IDE drives. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer silverron November 24, 2009 8:30:30 PM Thanks for the insight - clears up some issues peoples have! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sata iii verses 2 x SATA II drives Forum RAID 0 failure 2x seagate SATA 2 drives Forum Overclock X800XL verses 800XT Forum How many drives can be connected to a SATA port? Forum What is the normal transfer rate between SATA drives ? Forum ZipZoomFly and DOA Hitachi SATA drives Forum Questions About SAS, SATA , and Hard Drives Forum Hard Drive Failure rate by manufacturer? Forum Xeon vs verses I7 980x Forum Boot drive(s ) in Raid1 Forum Does higher wattage power supply equal to a higher electricity drain? Forum SATA Hard Drive Crashing, Slow (1 MB/s) Transfer Rate Forum 2TB WD Green - Failure rate ? Forum AMD failure rate Forum To RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forum Win 7 hard drives Forum Does overclocking increase risk of raid 10 array failure? Forum WD Sata Drive / Windows 7 32bit Forum Help with hard drives newb screwed up I think? Forum Sil 3112 Sata Raid Controller PCI Card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !