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Agilent Test Procedures for Serial ATA Revision 3.0

Agilent Technologies released the test procedures for physical and protocol-layer device testing according to the Serial ATA International Organization: Serial ATA (SATA) Revision 3.0 standard. The SATA Revision 3.0 standard defines a maximum transfer speed of 6.0 Gb/s, which is double the speed of previous-generation technology. Faster transfer speeds enable higher-performance storage for applications such as emerging solid-state drives and enterprise business storage. This new specification will enable users to move large quantities of data at faster rates, which is increasingly critical for today’s high-resolution photos, videos, music, and multimedia files.

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