Serial ATA

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Serial ATA (also known as SATA or S-ATA), is a computer bus primarily designed for transfer of data to and from a hard disk.

It is the successor to the legacy Advanced Technology Attachment standard (ATA, also known as IDE). This older technology is now known as Parallel ATA (PATA) to distinguish it from Serial ATA.

Synonyms:

S-ATA, SATA, Serial ATA

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