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Chapter 21. Understanding Input and Outp... > Using Internal Interfaces

Using Internal Interfaces

There are numerous types of internal interfaces you will never deal with—unless you build your own Mac or do complex repairs. However, some of the internal interfaces are important to understand because you use them to expand your system.

ATA

The AT attachment (ATA) interface is a PC standard specification for hard disk drives and has been adopted on modern Macs. The ATA interface provides high-speed communication, and because it is a PC standard, ATA hard drives are inexpensive.


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