The SATA Interface
Originally written by
- Serial-ATA - faster and better then ATA
- (which was renamed to PATA - Parallel ATA)
- Due to electrical signalling issues - serial protocols scale
better then parallel protocols.
- and require simpler, thinner and cheaper cables.
- Supports command queuing (NCP) at the controller level.
- Today, most PCs come with SATA disks.