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  • Parallel ATA, a computer bus technology primarily designed for transfer of data to and from a hard disk.


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  • Second be very careful here - the Xserve RAID takes ATA drives (sometimes called PATA) which have been largely discontinued by drive manufacturers.

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  • Older systems use the IDE interface (also called PATA) to communicate with hard disks and optical drives.

    PC Authority

  • Super Talent is now shipping new families of PATA/IDE 2.5 SSDs featuring both MLC and SLC Flash and nearly tripling previous performance specifications.

    May 2009 -

  • Annual arrivals of Middle Easterners to Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) countries — which include Australia, Canada, the United States and most of Asia — were up by 780,000 in 2007 compared to five years ago, a 60 percent increase attributable primarily to the Asia-Pacific region.

    Marketing: Definitely Not In A Bikini

  • It will retail for less than USD300, have a 1GHz Via C7M ULV CPU, an optional PATA hard disk and what appears to be a 7 LCD screen.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Rumored features include a 1GHz Via C7M ULV, an optional PATA drive, integrated graphics, a 7 display and the Linpus Linux Lite OS.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Part 2 will be a tutorial on how to upgrade the SSD to a 1.8″ PATA hard drive and oh yeah - how to put the Aspire one back together.

    tnkgrl mods the Acer Aspire One, adds Bluetooth

  • Your best bet would then be to get a 5400rpm PATA hard drive.

    Al Powerbook G4 15″ Hard Drive Upgrade — Meandering Passage

  • They now only manufacture them (the 2.5, 7200 rpm drives) with a SATA (Serial-ATA) interface, which is different from the PATA interface you will find in you PowerBook, and therefore not compatible.

    Al Powerbook G4 15″ Hard Drive Upgrade — Meandering Passage

  • Now, here you might wonder how you can connect your PATA hard disk to the IDE cable?

    2006 March « oneduasan


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