Which of these throughputs would you most likely associate with SATA revision 3.0?

A) 100 megabits per second

B) 1.5 gigabits per second

C) 6.0 gigabits per second

D) 3.3 terabits per second

E) I’m trying to use my stopwatch, but it’s not working out

The answer: C) 6.0 gigabits per second

The SATA 3.0 standard supports speeds up to 6 gigabits per second.

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