Solved SSD PCIe but I'm given the option between pata and sata? Tags: Hard Drives SATA SSD Storage Product 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 hell_storm2004 a b G Storage December 1, 2009 7:27:21 AM Didn't get your question. Could you please explain in detail a a bit. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution hell_storm2004 a b G Storage December 1, 2009 7:40:04 AM The internal controller for the drive is PATA. The actual connection to the motherboard is through PCIe. Share uh_no December 1, 2009 5:21:33 PM doesn't really matter.....the internal interface isn't the bottleneck m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !