SERIAL ATA MAY HAVE all but taken over on the desktop, but plain old ATA is still going strong in the mobile space. Only recently did Serial ATA support make its way into mobile core logic chipsets, and not all laptop manufacturers took advantage of that capability when it first became available. Many waited until second-generation Serial ATA chipsets, such as those in Intel's latest "Napa" Centrino platform, to transition laptop designs to SATA.You can check it out over here.
Mobile ATA HDDs compared
Posted on Saturday, Apr 29 2006 @ 09:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Tech Report has round up seven mobile hard disk drives: