View Poll Results: Which is the right pronunciation of SATA?

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  • Say-Tuh

    18 85.71%
  • Suh-Tuh

    3 14.29%
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  1. #1
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    Pronunciation of SATA. Say-Tuh or Suh-Tuh ???

    Hi guys,

    Im goin to my local bestbuy to get a new SATA hard drive and just wanted to make sure I don't make a clown out of myself, please let me know which is the right pronunciation.
    Is it Say-tuh or Suh-tuh?
    If you have an even more sophisticated way of pronuncing it, please feel free.
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    I've always said say-tuh If it's wrong I've been making quite a fool of myself for a long time

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    Just say Serial A.T.A. That would get you by

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy@ENHOST
    If you have an even more sophisticated way of pronuncing it, please feel free.

    you want sophisticated? tell the bestbuy guy you want a sauté drive.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/saute

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    ess ay tee ay

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    Yup, what Westcan said...

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    It's most commonly pronounced as "SAT-UH".

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    I say it as Say-Tuh or Say-Ta.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blockcipher
    Just say Serial A.T.A. That would get you by
    Yep thats what I go with, or SAH TAH
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    I say it as 'sar-tuh' - and so does everyone at work

    (then again, that could be just my accent talking)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff - Exceed
    It's most commonly pronounced as "SAT-UH".
    That's generally what I hear...
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    I generally hear it said like "cereal aye tee aye"

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    Just like some others in this thread, I say "Serial A. T. A. "
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    I just say S-A-T-A like P-A-T-A. Of course SCSI is pronounced "Scuzzy" lol!

    If its going to be pronounced, should it not be Sattah? As in Matta?

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    Say-Tah = American
    Suh-Tuh = Everyone else

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