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Old 12-04-2008, 02:38 PM   #1
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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)?
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I'd use the sata power cable for the sata drive if you have it.
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It doesn't matter.
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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.
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Either of them will do ... It makes no difference which one you use.

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