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? m 0 l Best solution TheViper a b G Storage November 17, 2009 1:08:20 AM There is no mechanical difference between SATA and IDE drives. Share 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! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sata iii verses 2 x SATA II drives Forum SolvedIs SATA III overkill for standard 7200RPM drives? Forum SolvedSATA drives not recognised - possible controller failure Forum Do slim DVD drives use a SATA standard? Forum High failure rate on 1TB and greater hard drives??? Forum Solved 6Gb standard SATA drive Forum High failure rate with Sony AIT1 and AIT2 drives Forum RAID 0 failure 2x seagate SATA 2 drives Forum What is the normal transfer rate between SATA drives? Forum SolvedSyba Sata controllers + repeated drive failure? Forum MSI KT4 SATA (use as standard stand alone drive) Forum Hard Drive Failure rate by manufacturer? Forum SATA HDD 160GB Failure - faulty drive seems to have repaired itself how? Forum SolvedWhy are my SATA hard drive transfer rates so slow? Forum Hard drive 3-year failure rate info? Forum Sata drive boot failure. Not recognized Forum SATA Drive Transfer Rate Confusion Forum 9CJS SATA drive failure Forum P4C800D Raid 0 SATA WD Drive Failure Problem Forum SATA drive failure, looking to recover data Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !