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Old 09-19-2004, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SATA is used for........?

is SATA used for power or conection to the mobo????? or both????

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Just the data connection, but sata drives use a different power cable than ide.

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Old 09-19-2004, 05:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The majority of SATA HDDs have a female molex and SATA power connector.
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If your PSU does not have the appropriate connectors, you can easily find a convertor.
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