Get next-generation technology with increased system cooling airflow, added bandwidth and overall data integrity. Increase your data transfer rates up to 6 Gb per second, doubling your interface speed over SATA 3.0-Gb/s Hard Drives.
Take advantage of Native Command Queuing, and allow your hard drive to have several write or read commands at the same time. The Drive Lock security feature prevents software access to user data until user-defined passwords are provided.
Keep your hard drive's heath in order with built-in SMART IV technology, which constantly checks the data flow from host interface to media, and media to host for compromises.
Increase design and layout flexibility per system with new cable lengths of 3.28 ft. Benefit from thinner, smaller serial cables and connectors for easy routing and improved system cooling.
Requires AHCI support from the host system BIOS, controller, and driver. AHCI support is typically implemented in RAID configurations. **For hard drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less.