Microstar comments?

John Gay johngay at eircom.net
Tue Aug 31 10:51:57 PDT 2004


On Tue 31 Aug 2004 13:35, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Andrew Calkin wrote:
> > I am not _certain_, but I think from memory that each SATA controller
> > can only handle one drive. I _should_ know this, as I have a SATA
> > hard drive on my machine at home, but I have been overseas for 3 months,
> > and that machine seems a distant memory right now. But my mobo has dual
> > PATA and dual SATA, so it could have a total of 4 PATA devices and 2
> > SATA. If someone knows better, please correct me.
>
> You are correct. Each SATA connector handles a single drive only.

Silly me. So what's the big advantage of SATA if each interface can only 
handle one drive?

Still, 8X130G is alot (-:

Cheers,

	John Gay



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