Is the “e” silent?

What does the “e” in eSATA stand for?

A) electronic

B) environmental

C) external

D) efficient

E) effervescent

The answer: C) external

The eSATA standard was a welcome addition for those who needed high-speed throughput in an external storage connection.

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