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Questions tagged [sata]

SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is one of the most common bus interfaces for connecting mass storage devices to a computer system.

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700MB/s Write on SSHD? FreeNAS and $20 SATA Controler

Host: Proliant Ml350 G5 2X Xeon Quad-Cores @ 2.55Ghz 32Gb DDR2 ECC Storage Controller cheap $20 4 SATA port PCIe controller SERBIA I think Disk Seagate Iron Wolf 1TB SSHD Freenas 11.1 Ran a DD ...
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Use red drive as external hd

I've recently expanded the capacity of my NAS so I have a couple of 1TB drives lying around that I want to use as external HD. Here's what I did: formatted both drives within QNAP. Purchased a sata ...
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How do I make M.2 PCIe SSD drives non-removeable in Windows 10?

For the first time, I've built my own computer. I bought a M.2 SSD (specifically the ADATA XPG SX6000 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3x2 SSD - 512GB) and slipped it into the Ultra M.2 slot on the back side of my ...
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Electric shocks from laptop case after connecting SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 converter to use a 3.5" HDD

I bought a Chinese SATA/IDE to USB converter that has no brand name. Specs for the power adapter are: Model: SY-002-5-12 Input: 100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz, 0.8A Output: 12V and 5V both 2A After connecting ...
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Is the M.2 B+M, B and M key electrically identical for SATA?

I'm buying an adapter for a MacBook Air (2012) to be able to use an M.2 SSD in it. I'm assuming that the (very niche) slot in the MacBook itself only supports SATA and nothing else. My question is, ...
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When and where to determine if a USB 3.0 HDD enclosure can actually work at USB 3.0 speeds?

I have recently bought a SATA 2.5 hard disk enclosure to externally connect my old Laptop SATA hard disk drive. The old hard disk drive is SATA II. On the hard disk drive external enclosure that I ...
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How to switch from IDE to AHCI after installing Windows Vista [duplicate]

Background Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) is a technical standard defined by Intel that specifies the operation of Serial ATA (SATA) disk controllers. When it is supported by your ...
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HDD becoming extremely slow after fresh Windows10 install

Context: i have installed a fresh version of Windows10 on existing hardware that previously run Windows7. There have also been some hardware changes, like new graphics card and another HDD added. ...
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How to tell which SATA controller a drive is using?

My motherboard has three separate SATA controllers each in their own IOMMU group. Two ASMedia controllers and the one in the Intel PCH. I want to make sure my main drives are using the Intel ...
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GPT PMBR Size Mismatch will be corrected by w(rite)

Linux gives error "GPT PMBR size mismatch will be corrected by w(rite)." The error message is far from self-explanatory. Does this mean that Linux will (attempt to) resize the GPT partition ...
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Sata Connection HP Envy 14

i have a hp ENVY 14 sleekbook beats audio and i cannot for the life of me figure out where the sata cable for a hard drive connects to the motherboard, can anybody point me to the right direction?
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What Cable Do I Need To Connect My New Hard Drive To My Motherboard & Power Supply Unit?

My new drive is a Seagate 2TB BarraCuda SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch Desktop Hard Drive (ST2000DM006). My motherboard is an MSI B85M-G43 (MS-7823). I'm assuming my power supply unit uses ...
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What is the use of female to female SATA cable with power?

The other day I accidentally bought a female to female SATA cable with power cable next to it. Since the power and SATA itself is right next to each other and there is no way to separate them unless ...
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How Can I Help AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition Find My Drive I Want To Migrate My OS To?

I'm trying to replace my failing SSD with a Seagate 2TB BarraCuda SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch Desktop Hard Drive (ST2000DM006). I've made sure that my motherboard is compatible and it is....
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Intel S5520UR SSD compatibility

I trying to chose SSD for Intel S5520UR serverboard. I know that this serverboard does not support SATA III interface and I'am finding something with higher performance than supported SATA II. I'am ...

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