Solved Sata vs ide Tags: DVD Writers SATA CD-Rom Storage Last response: February 9, 2011 12:48 AM in Storage Share zniff February 8, 2011 5:08:28 AM does sata perform better than IDE in cd/dvd writers More about : sata ide COLGeek a b G Storage February 8, 2011 1:36:15 PM Yes and it makes your cabling easier/less obtrusive. However, it all honesty, the technical performance difference is quite small in regards to CD/DVD writers, but every little bit helps. Good luck! zniff February 8, 2011 4:41:59 PM COLGeek said:Yes and it makes your cabling easier/less obtrusive. However, it all honesty, the technical performance difference is quite small in regards to CD/DVD writers, but every little bit helps. Good luck! awsm.. is the noise level any different Related resources SATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! - Forum Advice/Opinions SSD and IDE HDD vs . Single SATA HDD - Forum SATA III HDD on SATA PCI Card vs SATA IDE Adapter - Forum 7 year old IDE vs used SATA on eBay - Forum Old IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution COLGeek a b G Storage February 8, 2011 5:08:08 PM zniff said:awsm.. is the noise level any different No, there really is no difference in noise in relation to SATA vs IDE. However, since SATA drives are typically "newer" in design, they may be quieter. They are dirt cheap to purchase, as well. Go SATA! zniff February 9, 2011 12:48:58 AM Best answer selected by zniff. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIDE vs SATA ForumSATA vs IDE 2010 Forumrunning windows off sata vs ide ForumSata vs . IDE for Optical Drives ForumSATA vs IDE truth about stupid manufacturers ForumSATA RAID vs . IDE … ForumSATA vs IDE /ATA 133-- how much better? ForumSATA performance vs standard IDE for small database server ForumRefurbished SATA HDD vs . 2 PATA/ IDE Drives ForumConverted IDE hard drive to SATA vs pure SATA performance ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum[Solved] USB 3.0 and sata 3 Forum[Solved] Does TECOM PCI-E TO 2 SATA IDE 2 SATA CARD support win7 Forum[Solved] Ide/sata issue in bios Forum[Solved] Old IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !