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 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: ForumSata iii verses 2 x SATA II drives ForumRAID 0 failure 2x seagate SATA 2 drives ForumOverclock X800XL verses 800XT ForumHow many drives can be connected to a SATA port? ForumWhat is the normal transfer rate between SATA drives ? ForumZipZoomFly and DOA Hitachi SATA drives ForumQuestions About SAS, SATA , and Hard Drives ForumHard Drive Failure rate by manufacturer? ForumXeon vs verses I7 980x ForumBoot drive(s ) in Raid1 ForumDoes higher wattage power supply equal to a higher electricity drain? ForumSATA Hard Drive Crashing, Slow (1 MB/s) Transfer Rate Forum2TB WD Green - Failure rate ? ForumAMD failure rate ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumWin 7 hard drives ForumDoes overclocking increase risk of raid 10 array failure? ForumWD Sata Drive / Windows 7 32bit ForumHelp with hard drives newb screwed up I think? ForumSil 3112 Sata Raid Controller PCI Card More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !