Both SATA and eSATA are connectors which are used for connecting storage devices. SATA is used to connect internal storage devices, while eSATA is used to connect external devices.
|1||SATA stand for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment||eSATA stands for external Serial Advanced Technology Attachment|
|2||SATA is a connector which is used to connect internal storage devices||eSATA is a connector which is used to connect external storage devices|
|3||SATA has a cable length of 1 m or 3.3ft||eSATA has a cable length of 2 m or 6.6ft|
|4||SATA is commonly used for data storage||eSATA is commonly used for audio processing and video processing|
|5||SATA has several versions such as SATA I, SATA II, SATA III and SATAe (SATA express) and they support speed in the range of 1.5 Gbits/s, 3 Gbits/s, 6 Gbits/s and 16 Gbits/s respectively||eSATA does not have several versions|
|6||SATA cables is less thick than eSATA’s cable||eSATA cables is thicker than SATA’s cable to prevent interference as the length is increased from 1 m to 2 m|