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What throughput speed would you expect from SATA revision 3.0?

A) 10 gigabits per second

B) 6 gigabits per second

C) 1 gigabits per second

D) 3 gigabits per second

E) 1.5 gigabits per second

F) It could use a larger engine and some sport tires

The answer: B) 6 gigabits per second

SATA revision 1.0 operates at 1.5 gigabits per second, revision 2.0 operates at 3.0 gigabits per second, and SATA revision 3.0 operates at 6 Gb/s.

Want to know more? Watch “Understanding SATA.”

Most modern desktop and laptop computers use SATA interfaces to connect to hard drive storage devices. In this video, you’ll learn about the SATA standard and how to properly configure and connect SATA drives.