With SATA 6Gb/s Specification Coming, SATA-IO Provides Naming Guidance



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What port ? I don't see any port ! I'm new to this stuff, so you could say I'm Joe consumer.For what it's worth I and folks I know are going with( Sata R 1) (Sata R 2) Ect.,Ect.


Keith E. Whisman

Really when can we expect to see hardware that fully saturates SATA 3.0GB/s? Does SSD's do this? It would seem to me that multiple actuated read heads on a hard drive is pretty much the only way to really saturate SATA 3.0 or even SATA 6gp/s.

Perhaps a hard drive that has two platters and each platter has two independant arms or more with read/write head that can read and write independantly of each other. Basically what I'm thinking about is a hard drive that can read data and write data at the same time. Even read two different areas on the same side of the same platter at the same time. From what I've seen only one thing can happen at a time. This has'nt changed since the first hard drive.

Now this would be cool and fast. Perhaps it would out perform SSD.



Now you're asking Joe Consumer to tell the difference between SATA 3.0 (6 Gb/s throughput) and Sata 3.0G (3 Gb/s throughput).


Sata 3.0 or Sata 3.0Gb/s?  Confused? You won't be the only one!



I wish they would just force everyone to use the SATA x Gb/s naming convention. It is straightforward and actually communicates some useful information, not just a title.

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