Ultra ATA


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Ultra ATA

An enhanced version of the IDE interface that transfers data at higher speeds. For ATA types and speeds, see IDE.
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Further on, it describes how different storage devices interfaces (like Ultra ATA or FC) between array controller and underlying storage elements can be modelled by simple, randomly generated service time delay in dacInterface module.
* 40GB Ultra ATA 100: $68 (unit price), $1.70 (ASP$/GB)
The Snap Server is optimized for I/O performance and data handling, using EIDE controller and high-performance Ultra ATA drives.
A typical configuration features a 450Mhz Intel(R) Pentium(R) III processor, 128MB ECC SDRAM and a 6.4GB Ultra ATA hard drive for $3,695, U.S.
-- 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4 processor; -- 512MB of 333 MHz DDR SDRAM, expandable to 1GB; -- 40GB Ultra ATA hard drive; -- Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) optical drive; -- ATI Radeon 9200 graphics processor with 32MB video memory; -- one FireWire 400 and two USB 2.0 ports; -- 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet networking and 56K V.92 modem; -- internal support for AirPort Extreme wireless networking and Bluetooth; -- DVI or VGA out (adapter included), composite/S-video out with optional adapter; and -- built-in speaker and headphone/line out.
The 815 chipset supports an array of features in a compact space including SVGA (built-in 3D graphics of resolutions up to 1,600 X 1200) and Ultra ATA 100/66/33 IDE protocol.
Promise's FastTrak TX4000 ATA RAID controller targets high-performance desktop PC users interested in achieving enhanced performance in four-drive ATA RAID set-ups with a controller solution that provides four independent Ultra ATA channels.
To keep pace, the storage interconnect must be developed beyond existing Ultra ATA technology.
The 300S system comes with an Intel 1.0 GHz Celeron processor; 128 MB SDRAM memory; an EV700 17" monitor; Intel 3-D graphics; a 20 GB Ultra ATA hard drive; a recordable/fewritable CD-RW drive; integrated enhanced audio and GCS300 speakers; a 56K voice modem; and one year of America Online Internet access.
Users can choose the standard 20GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive, or upgrade to a 30GB or 40GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive.
* Storage: 10 GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive; and choice of a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW drive or a combination DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive.