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newbiesforever 12-04-2008 02:38 PM

which power connector should I use for SATA?
I just got my first SATA device (new HD), and noticed that it has two power connectors--one SATA and one legacy. Is one better than the other, or should I just pick one (my PSU does have both cables)?

johnson_steve 12-04-2008 03:29 PM

I'd use the sata power cable for the sata drive if you have it.

SlowCoder 12-04-2008 04:39 PM

It doesn't matter.

jay73 12-04-2008 09:24 PM

Correct. I have a couple of WD drives that also have those double connectors. Using one or the other does not make any noticeable difference.

arunmathew1984 12-14-2008 02:36 AM

Either of them will do ... It makes no difference which one you use.

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