Which of these are not advantages of SATA?

SATA drive technology brings many advantages to hard-drive storage. Which of these is NOT one of those advantages?

A) Faster transfer speeds than PATA

B) Thinner cables for improved airflow

C) Support for hot-swapping

D) Sixteen drives on a single SATA cable

The answer: D) Sixteen drives on a single SATA cable

SATA technology brings many advantages, but one of its most notable features is the lack of multiple drives per cable. Unlike other drive technologies, SATA uses a single cable for every drive and there are not multiple drives per cable.

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