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(Animals) another name for the silver orfe. See orfe
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a suffix used in the names of chemical compounds.


intact dilatation and extraction.


Integrated Drive Electronics: a standard for computer interface ports that allows the disk controller of an IDE-compatible hard drive or CD-ROM drive to be integrated into the disk itself. Compare EIDE, SCSI.
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Trans International's SwiftData 200 SATA Internal Raid--taking the Macintosh G5 to a new level of excellence.
SATA Express will provide a low-cost solution to fully utilize the performance of these devices.
Today the world's biggest OEMs and resellers look to Promise for ongoing innovations in SATA RAID design as the company continues to lead with the most powerful and economical alternatives to traditional RAID controllers and systems.
PMC-Sierra also provides 3G interconnect products for SAS and SATA storage systems.
The specification defines a new electrical pin-out that allows SATA to be delivered using a single ball grid array (BGA) package.
The Parallel ATA (PATA) camp is also feeling the SATA heat.
This latest specification update includes design requirements for the SATA Universal Storage Module (USM) for portable storage applications, along with a series of enhancements for added functionality and convenience.
But again, is SATA suitable for enterprise applications?
LAS VEGAS -- The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO), the industry consortium dedicated to sustaining the quality, integrity and dissemination of Serial ATA (SATA[TM]) technology, today announced it is developing the SATA Universal Storage Module (USM[TM]) specification for portable storage applications.
SATA offers increased performance, data protection features such as hot plug capability, signal integrity, easier integration based on reduced pin count, lower voltage requirements and improved cable and connector plants.
SATA is the industry-standard interface used to manage data transmission between system boards and storage devices on personal computers, laptops and server systems.