Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › SATA ODD's soon to replace ATAPI
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

SATA ODD's soon to replace ATAPI

post #1 of 26
Thread Starter 
Quote:
"While ATAPI has been popularly used in optical disc drives (ODDs), SATA (serial ATA) stands a good chance of replacing the former as the mainstream interface standard for DVD-ROM drives and DVD burners in the second half of 2007 due to increasing adoption of the latter by global OEM/ODM clients such as Dell and Hewlett-Packard, according to ODD makers in Taiwan.

Many international OEM/ODM clients have requested for use of SATA in place of ATAPI for new DVD-ROM drive and/or DVD burner models sent for product certification over the past four months, the sources pointed out. As a result, the total shipment volume of SATA DVD-ROM drives and DVD burners is likely to exceed that of ATAPI models in the second half of the year, the sources indicated.

The cost structure and technological requirements for SATA is not significantly higher than those for ATAPI, the sources noted. In addition, recent chipsets from Intel have only offered SATA support requiring motherboard makers to use additional chips to support ATAPI/IDE on their motherboards, the sources explained.

However, the situation may not happen to the DIY (do it yourself) market, the sources indicated. Although Pioneer, Sony, BenQ, LG and Plextor have offered SATA ODDs, retail prices of these products are 20-30% more expensive than comparable models equipped with ATAPI and therefore it is difficult for SATA to displace ATAPI unless new motherboards will not support the latter"
IDE is dead.... THANK GOD!!! http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20070516PD200.html
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
T5200 Intel 945 Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 160GB SATA Multiformat Double Layer DVD RW Windows Vista Home Premium 15.4" Ultra Bright WXGA TFT/WestingHouse 22" LCD 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Dynex Gateway Dynex 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
T5200 Intel 945 Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 160GB SATA Multiformat Double Layer DVD RW Windows Vista Home Premium 15.4" Ultra Bright WXGA TFT/WestingHouse 22" LCD 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Dynex Gateway Dynex 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 26
well it's about damned time...
post #3 of 26
Amen,...RIP IDE ...sorry but you will not be missed.
post #4 of 26
Quote:
Although Pioneer, Sony, BenQ, LG and Plextor have offered SATA ODDs, retail prices of these products are 20-30% more expensive than comparable models equipped with ATAPI and therefore it is difficult for SATA to displace ATAPI unless new motherboards will not support the latter
umm... I paid $2 more for my SATA Lite-On DVD burner.

Also if you're undecided and have a wii, get a LG, they're the only ones that can do backups atm.
Mine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X2 4600 Stock atm Tforce 550 X1800GTO 2x1gb Patriot Extreme DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 7200 250gb Lite-On sata dvd burner XP SP2 OEM 17" crt 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech multi Powertek 500W (lol) great amps on 12 tho Aspire Xdreamer G5 
  hide details  
Reply
Mine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X2 4600 Stock atm Tforce 550 X1800GTO 2x1gb Patriot Extreme DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 7200 250gb Lite-On sata dvd burner XP SP2 OEM 17" crt 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech multi Powertek 500W (lol) great amps on 12 tho Aspire Xdreamer G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 26
*everybody realizes 100000000% increased airflow in their cases*

those IDE cables are like blockers on the best football team, and their difficult as hell to manipulate the way you want them to
post #6 of 26
I also enjoy the benifits of SATA. IDE's time has come to an end, if you look at the hard drive market it is pretty much dead there. If the DVD drives start coming in SATA at around the same price, then I bet motherboards will stop coming with IDE connectors. I would like to see the floppy go, with perhaps enhanced USB support.

If the dumb guys can get BIOS flashes and RAID drivers to work without floppys that is . I think that is the only reason they are still there.
SUPERPWN
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4670K Asus z87-Pro MSI GTX 1080 Aero 32GB DDR3 Gskill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
4TB Seagate Windows 8 x64 Overlord x270 OC HP ZR27 
MonitorKeyboardPowerAudio
Asus PG279Q G-Tune Topre Realforce 800w Yulong D100 DAC with Denon D7000 headphones 
  hide details  
Reply
SUPERPWN
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4670K Asus z87-Pro MSI GTX 1080 Aero 32GB DDR3 Gskill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
4TB Seagate Windows 8 x64 Overlord x270 OC HP ZR27 
MonitorKeyboardPowerAudio
Asus PG279Q G-Tune Topre Realforce 800w Yulong D100 DAC with Denon D7000 headphones 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadowrunner340 View Post
those IDE cables are like blockers on the best football team, and their difficult as hell to manipulate the way you want them to
I find this statement to be half true. Yes if a normal person just plugs in their ide drive, then yes it will block airflow. However its very easy to fold ide cables and sometimes if you use double sided and flod them just right they can look better than any sata cables.
ChemX1200
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6700 @ 3.6Ghz DFI UT X48 T2R VisionTek HD4870 OCZ Titanium DDR800 (2x 2Gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x WD RE3 500Gb RAID0 On Areca1210 1x Pioneer BD-RW 1x Asus DVD-RW Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Dell 24" G2410 LED LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Customizer 104 Corsair 850W Mod. Cables Antec 1200 Logitech Performance MX 
  hide details  
Reply
ChemX1200
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6700 @ 3.6Ghz DFI UT X48 T2R VisionTek HD4870 OCZ Titanium DDR800 (2x 2Gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x WD RE3 500Gb RAID0 On Areca1210 1x Pioneer BD-RW 1x Asus DVD-RW Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Dell 24" G2410 LED LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Customizer 104 Corsair 850W Mod. Cables Antec 1200 Logitech Performance MX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 26
Im getting an SATA DVD drive in my next build. No more stupid ribbon cables and jumpers to screw around with.
Very nice!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 Asus P5N32-E SLI EVGA 8800GTX 2 x 1GB GSkill HZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 x WD Caviar SE16 250GB Sony NEC Optiarc 18x SATA DVD Windows XP Pro Gateway FPD2485W 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 PC P&C Silencer 610W Thermaltake Tsunami Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
Very nice!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 Asus P5N32-E SLI EVGA 8800GTX 2 x 1GB GSkill HZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 x WD Caviar SE16 250GB Sony NEC Optiarc 18x SATA DVD Windows XP Pro Gateway FPD2485W 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 PC P&C Silencer 610W Thermaltake Tsunami Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 26
Aftermarket style IDE cables FTW.

Anyway, just the fact that IDE is so slow compared to SATA, what took so long?

And not only do they suck to manage in the case, but if your HDD cage area is real low and you only have one IDE channel and two drives (HDD + Optical) you can't put your optical @ the top of the case!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
D820 2.8 300x14 = 4.2Ghz (50%OC) P5QC EVGA 8800GT 4GB (2x2) Ballistix Tracers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320 West.Dig. SATA Samsung CDRW-DVDRom/HP DVD Writer(LightScribe) XP-SP3/Ubuntu-Ibex/Win7 19" Acer WS & 42" Plasma 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Micro Innovations Multimedia GS 600 Antec 900 (See Gallery!) Microsoft USB Optical 
Mouse Pad
Keyboard Tray FTW! 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
D820 2.8 300x14 = 4.2Ghz (50%OC) P5QC EVGA 8800GT 4GB (2x2) Ballistix Tracers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320 West.Dig. SATA Samsung CDRW-DVDRom/HP DVD Writer(LightScribe) XP-SP3/Ubuntu-Ibex/Win7 19" Acer WS & 42" Plasma 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Micro Innovations Multimedia GS 600 Antec 900 (See Gallery!) Microsoft USB Optical 
Mouse Pad
Keyboard Tray FTW! 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 26
That fine i have 6 SATA ports and i only use and i only have one IDE channel and 4 slots for dvd drives and whant not.
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB RAM 4GB DDR2 800MHZ One 250GB and one 320GB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
DVD-RW Windows vista  17" Toshiba Toshiba 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Toshiba Touchpad None 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB RAM 4GB DDR2 800MHZ One 250GB and one 320GB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
DVD-RW Windows vista  17" Toshiba Toshiba 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Toshiba Touchpad None 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › SATA ODD's soon to replace ATAPI