EIDE Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics. The most modern interface to hard disks, CD-ROM drives, etc. It is connected directly to the motherboard. Ultra DMA is the latest and fastest protocol in EIDE.
EIDE was developed in 1993 by the companies Western Digital and Compaq. Other vendors use the term ATA.
Please see module 5b.
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