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IDE drive speed compared to SATA ???

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April 28, 2012 2:26:49 PM

What's the difference in performance of WD caviar blue SATA and WD caviar blue IDE,i'm talking about general responsivness,and gaming performance.I know that SATA interface has higher transfer rates but the drives are basicaly the same(seek time,latency,burst rate,buffer),so would IDE be sloooow ??? Cheers !!!
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April 28, 2012 3:03:51 PM

nomad_1911 said:
so would IDE be sloooow ???


No, the Caviar Blue PATA drives have the same Read/Write speeds (126MB/s) as the Caviar Blue SATA drives.
You would notice no difference in performance.

Here's the link to the spec sheet of the drives: http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/library/SpecSheet/ENG/287...


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