What are SATA hard drives?
SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is the standard interface used in desktop computers to connect optical drives and hard disk drives to the computer. They are integral in any PC or laptop build. They can store games, applications and core files.
Hard drives are ideal for high capacity or a solid state drive for faster access. Whereas if you are using it for home and office, you’d need lower capacity
There are different versions of SATA (eg. l, ll and lll). As you would expect SATA lll is the latest and fastest technology. So, for hard drives in desktop computers, 3.5" is the usual size and SATA lll is the recommended format.
SATA hard drives vs SSD?
SATA drives are less expensive and more common than SSDs. However, SATA drives are also slower to boot up and slower in retrieving data than SSDs. If you’re looking for a hard drive with plenty of storage space, a SATA drive may be for you, as they commonly hold terabytes of data.
Some of our recommendations are as follows:
Are you looking for a hard drive that works very fast and is most dependable? This Seagate hard drive is the one for you and one of our top recommendations. This hard drive guarantees high and robust performance.
Seagate ST5000LM000 5TB BarraCuda 5400 RPM 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" 15mm Laptop Internal Hard Drive
We promise this blog is not sponsored by Seagate. But this is another one of our favourites. BarraCuda is the thinnest hard drive available with the highest capacity. You can easily store games, movies, files and much more using this hard drive. The best part of this BarraCuda is that it’s power consumption is very low. If you’re after high performance and versatility - this is definitely for you.
This Toshiba hard drive uses a 9-disk Helium-sealed design and provides up to 14TB of conventional magnetic recording and 7,200 rpm performance. The hard drive’s massive capacity provides optimum compatibility and data reliability.
These are just some of our recommendations, be sure to browse our website and the wide range of offerings we have just in hard drives. We sell hard drives from different brands including HP, Netapp, IBM, Compaq and more. Find your fit today. Purchase your new hard drive with us.