SATA 3.0 Brings 6GB/s Data Transfer Speeds

"The third-generation of SATA interface is now official; the Serial ATA International Organisation yesterday released the specifications for the new standard."

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SATA 3.0 Brings 6GB/s Data Transfer Speed
 
The third-generation of SATA interface is now official; the Serial ATA International Organisation yesterday released the specifications for the new standard. In addition to a major boost in data transfer speeds, SATA 3.0 also comes with full backward compatibility.
 
The biggest improvement in the new standard is the terrific 6GB/s data transfer speed. Other enhancements in SATA 3.0 include a new Native Command Queuing (NCQ) streaming command for isochronous data transfers. The NCQ Management feature allows host processing and management of outstanding NCQ commands for better performance.
 
Power management too has been enhanced, with a new small Low Insertion Force (LIF) connector provided for 1.8in drives. There is a separate connector for the 7mm optical disk drives that are generally available in slim notebooks. The new standard is also better aligned with the INCITS ATA8-ACs standard.
 
With the standard now becoming official, new high speed SATA devices could be expected to hit the market within the next few days.
 
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30-06-2009, 05:07:37

Hypherion
Aren't the coolers of the XFX HD series different from the normal ATI reference coolers?
A friend of mine bought an HD4850 of XFX and the cooler does spin up to 2000rpm and is smaller, wich makes it noisy, an other friend got the HD4870 from Sapphire and his cooler goes up to 5500RPM and is less noisy at 3500RPM than the XFX @ 2000RPM.

30-06-2009, 05:59:40

Lynx
well my 4890 cooler is standard, its xfx so no your logic is wrong :p

30-06-2009, 06:10:19

Hypherion

well my 4890 cooler is standard, its xfx so no your logic is wrong :p



It must have been the HD4850 then.
Good luck with your brutal graphic card :D

30-06-2009, 06:11:19

Lynx
already blown it up:p

30-06-2009, 06:12:16

Hypherion

already blown it up:p



Lol seriously?
Are you RMA'ing it and saying it was their fault or have you got something else?:P

30-06-2009, 06:12:43

Lynx
rma'ing it loll i think it was a fault

30-06-2009, 06:55:29

Toxcity

already blown it up:p



LMAO! How? Modern cards are tough as old boots! :eek:

30-06-2009, 08:08:08

Lynx
theyre ment to be, mine smoked as soon as i plugged it in :(

30-06-2009, 09:10:00

nepas
their seems to be quite a few problems with the xfx 4890's atm.I have read on a few forums how quite a few seem to be failing.(although not as bad as EVGA motherboards,those are a real joke)

30-06-2009, 11:01:08

stockholm1984

already blown it up:p



Phew, good job I've gone for that Sapphire one instead of the XFX black edition might not have lasted very long and made more noise than my girlfriends hair drier. Saying that I'm still waiting for it to arrive at YoyoTech before I'll get to use it.
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