Solved SSD PCIe but I'm given the option between pata and sata? Tags: Hard Drives Sata SSD Storage Last response: December 1, 2009 5:21 PM in Storage Share l4nce0 December 1, 2009 6:47:26 AM THe connector is PCIe. What is the difference between these two? Also there is no conn.ctors on the card so that can't be it.. Thanks! More about : ssd pcie option pata sata | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove hell_storm2004 December 1, 2009 7:27:21 AM Didn't get your question. Could you please explain in detail a a bit. | Report abuse l4nce0 December 1, 2009 7:34:22 AM hell_storm2004 said:Didn't get your question. Could you please explain in detail a a bit. Yes. I'm looking at SDD HDDs. I want a PCIe just to make use of the never used spots. However, there are two kinds. PCIE and Pata. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OCZ OCZSSDMPEP-32G Mini PCIe 32GB Mini PCIe PATA Internal Solid state disk (SSD) - Retail I am quite sure there is not a pata connector on that tinny chip. | Report abuse Best solution hell_storm2004 December 1, 2009 7:40:04 AM The internal controller for the drive is PATA. The actual connection to the motherboard is through PCIe. | Report abuse uh_no December 1, 2009 5:21:33 PM doesn't really matter.....the internal interface isn't the bottleneck | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>SSD PCIe but I'm given the option between pata and sata?> Related ressources: ForumCurrently using PATA , how much better is SATA ? ForumPossible to swap 2.5" Pata HDD for Sata SSD ? ForumPATA SSD drive questions ForumPATA SSD for older laptop, worth it? ForumMini PCIe - SSD card on Notebook and if it has HD interface difference ForumSata 6G not working in Asus Bios ForumRegular SSD vs pcie card SSD (hybrid) ForumSSD IDE queries and discussion ForumBoot from mini PCIe SATA SSD in laptop ForumAccessing PATA drives from a system with only SATA ForumPCI-E and PATA ForumSSD PCIe vs SATA ? ForumPCIe x8 or x4 Sata III controller card ForumSATA or PATA optical drives ForumFirst system I'm building, ~1K(?) budget for modded out Skyrim ForumSATA 4, 12 Gb/s (SATAe 16 Gb/s) for SSD 's? ForumNeed help picking SAS vs SATA ForumWill a SSD work in my system? ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? Forum[Solved] Intel G2 80GB MLC SSD Can't find firmware update More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !