Sata Hdd?

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    Sata Hdd?

    I was looking in PC World magazine, and there was an ad for the new Area 51 computer that Alienware just put out. It said it had dual SATA 160 GB HDD's in it. WTF is SATA?

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    Serial ATA. I think it has a smaller cord than standard ATA.
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    150 MB/s per channel as well - not just a smaller cable!
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    Plus it's RAID (I'm guessing from the dual HDD) so it's nice and fast, and should help prevent data loss. Pretty damn nice, and future proof

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