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Serial ATA and optical drives

PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2003 8:09 am
by Sizzle
How long before manufacturers start making Serial ATA optical drives? If Serial ATA is truely supposed to replace parallel ATA, then it has to happen sometime.

I have a Gigabyte 8KNXP mobtherboard and it even has a external connector for Serial ATA, it's not pretty, but you could hook up a drive externally using this. ... 5p-35.html

PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2003 9:15 am
by rdgrimes
LiteOn is developing SATA burners right now, I think release is scheduled for next year.