Why is my SATA drive not showing up?

How do I fix a SATA hard drive not detected? Check for faulty or unplugged data cable Reconnect hard drive with data cable port. Replace old data cable with new. Connect the hard drive with other desktops/laptop. 5 May 2021 Why Is Hard Drive not showing up? If the drive still isn’t working, unplug it …

What are SATA power cables used for and what are their types?

SATA is an abbreviation for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment which is an IDE standard. It is a data access standard interface in modern computers used to transfer data at high rates via compact cables. In this guide, we are going to discuss what are SATA cables, their uses, and what are their types? What is …

Plextor M6 SSD Series: SATA, mSATA and M.2 Drives Tested

More than a decade has passed since PATA (Parallel ATA) was made redundant by SATA. Originally designed to provide a maximum throughput of 16MB/s, PATA and was eventually upgraded to 133MB/s, which may still seem like plenty when you consider today’s desktop local area networks are still limited to ~100MB/s using Gigabit Ethernet. And at …

Storage Game Loading Test: PCIe 4.0 SSD vs. PCIe 3.0 vs. SATA vs. HDD

Today we’re revisiting storage performance with an emphasis on gaming. Since we tested the first batch of PCIe 4.0 SSDs about a year ago, we’ve been wanting to run more tests. Up until now, most games have been built with hard drives in mind, but as we move into a new generation of game consoles …