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solid-state drive (SSD) in both serial ATA (SATA) and parallel ATA (PATA) interface versions.
The increased speeds will enable imaging and video applications that could not be accomplished using the current CompactFlash specification's Parallel ATA (PATA) interface.
If your machine is an older computer with an IDE or parallel ATA drive interface, the speed benefit you'd realize from investing in an SSD isn't big enough to justify the expense.
The new line of parallel ATA HDDs - about the size of a credit card -- come in thinner and lighter form factors and have the quietest seek operation and best power consumption efficiency of any of Toshiba's hard disk drives, the company said.
The "default" storage interface of common Single Board Computers (SBC) is migrating from the Parallel ATA (PATA) interface to the SerialATA (SATA) interface.
The SATA interface is said to offer at least 150MB/s data transfer rate, significantly higher than the Parallel ATA found on most other DVD writers.
The standard model, known as the Deskstar 7K1000, targets performance users, features a 7200rpm spindle speed and will be available for purchase with either the Serial ATA (SATA) or Parallel ATA (PATA) interface.
Serial ATA extends the parallel ATA technology roadmap by delivering disk interconnect speeds starting at 1.
a long-standing Fujitsu partner, whose single chip Serial ATA SOC eliminates the need for a bridge chip providing the benefits of a Serial ATA interface and a price point that rivals traditional parallel ATA products.
Both Serial ATA and RAID Level 0/1 are standard features on SOYO's SY-K8USA with ALi's embedded M5283 RAID chip, which provides 2 channel Serial ATA and one channel Parallel ATA with RAID Level 0/1.
lt;p>The new line of parallel ATA HDDs - about the size of a credit card -- come in thinner and lighter form factors and have the quietest seek operation and best power consumption efficiency of any of Toshiba's hard disk drives, the company said.
Its 150MB/sec point-to-point interface provides increased performance over the 133MB/sec transfer rate of Parallel ATA.

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