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 c 102 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! m 0 l 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 m 0 l Related resources IDE SSD vs new sata 7200rpm Hdd - Forum MLC vs SLC, IDE vs SATA ? - Forum Old IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green - Forum SATA vs IDE 2010 - Forum IDE vs SATA - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution COLGeek a c 102 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! Share zniff February 9, 2011 12:48:58 AM Best answer selected by zniff. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! Forum 7 year old IDE vs used SATA on eBay Forum IDE vs SATA Forum Refurbished SATA HDD vs. 2 PATA/IDE Drives Forum Advice/Opinions SSD and IDE HDD vs. Single SATA HDD Forum Converted IDE hard drive to SATA vs pure SATA performance Forum Ide vs sata Forum Running windows off sata vs ide Forum HDD SATA vs IDE Forum Ide vs sata Forum SATA vs IDE Forum Sata vs IDE Forum IDE vs. SATA optical drives Forum SATA as Primary IDE question (IDE master/slave vs SATA channels) Forum IDE vs SATA, worth getting a new hdd ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !