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10-22-2007, 10:36 PM
building first computer and was wondering if anything special was needed for a cd/dvd burner with "sata" or dvd/cd rom with sata. also how much faster is it???

The Wise Monkey
10-23-2007, 04:13 AM
It isnt't that much faster, as the throughput is still the same as an IDE drive. It does seem to detect the CD/DVD faster though.

The only real reason for choosing a SATA drive is if you want to keep your case a bit tidier and not have any IDE cables stretching from the bottom to the top. :)