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What type of HDD is this? IDE or SATA?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Bonecrusher123, Apr 16, 2010.

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  1. Bonecrusher123

    Bonecrusher123 Thread Starter

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    hey guys, i'm looking at upgrading my laptops HDD, but have no clue on what drive is in it.

    where do i check?

    this is the drive's specs:

    Property Value

    Disk 0
    Manufacturer Seagate
    Model ST9808210A
    Size 80.0 GB
    Firmware Version 3.02
    Serial Number 3LF272H9
    Interface Parallel ATA
    Standard ATA/ATAPI-6 | ATA/ATAPI-6 T13 1410D version 2
    Transfer Mode (Current / Max) Ultra DMA-100 / Ultra DMA-100
    Features S.M.A.R.T., APM, 48bit LBA
    Temperature 39 C (102 F)
    Drive Letter(s) C: V:
    Controller Buffer Size on Drive 8192 KB
    Removable No
    Cache Enabled (Read / Write) Yes / Yes
    SMART Support Yes
    Attribute Name Attribute Value Worst Value Threshold Value Raw Data
    Raw Read Error Rate (01) 050 047 034 000001B594A6
    Spin Up Time (03) 095 094 000 000000000000
    Start/Stop Count (04) 098 098 020 0000000008B8
    Reallocated Sector Count (05) 100 100 036 000000000000
    Seek Error Rate (07) 078 060 030 0000039FE0B6
    Power On Hours Count (09) 097 097 000 000000000B22
    Spin Retry Count (0A) 100 100 034 000000000000
    Power Cycle Count (0C) 099 099 020 0000000007C3
    Emergency Retract Cycle Count (C0) 100 100 000 0000000007C4
    Load/unload cycle count (C1) 074 074 000 00000000CF57
    HDA Temperature (C2) 039 051 000 000C00000027
    ECC On The Fly Count (C3) 050 046 000 000001B594A6
    Current pending sector count (C5) 100 100 000 000000000001
    Off-line uncorrectable sector count (C6) 100 100 000 000000000001
    Ultra ATA CRC Error Rate (C7) 200 185 000 000000000037
    Multi Zone Error Rate (C8) 100 253 000 000000000000
    Data Address Mark Errors (CA) 100 253 000 000000000000

    thanks
     
  2. Hughv

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    Both SATA and PATA are IDE.
    Yours is a PATA, and uses the wide ribbon cable.
     
  3. Bonecrusher123

    Bonecrusher123 Thread Starter

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    how is sata and pata the same IDE?

    i don't understand at all?
     
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