Thread: serial ata
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Old 07-30-02, 06:25 AM   #27
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Originally posted by PsychoSy
Another thing about SATA, as I understand, is they can not be slaved. Period. Only one drive per channel. But that shouldn't be a problem as I'm sure mainboard manufactures will ship their boards with 4 seperate SATA ports.
Thats an efficiency issue. Most boards will keep serial ATA and IDE on the same board, I was told. Stuff like cdroms and dvdroms would get no real benefit.

At any rate, I don't know how it'll work out until it gets out
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