Which of these standards would commonly be used to connect a DVD-ROM on an IDE controller?
E) Let’s get it installed so I can open my SG-1 box set
The answer: B) ATAPI
The ATAPI (ATA Packet Interface) standard was designed to connect non-hard drive devices to an IDE/PATA controller.
Want to know more? Watch “Understanding PATA.”
The Parallel ATA interface standard is one of the most common legacy hard drive connection types. In this video, you’ll learn how to configure and connect PATA drives to your motherboard.