need help choosing a sata power cable for HDD

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  1. DigitalDeviant
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    DigitalDeviant GBAtemp Addict

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    I have sata configuration.

    motherboard supports 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s
     
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    You should be able to use any old SATA equipment. What kind of power cable are you looking for? molex to SATA? If its anything else, Newegg is great, but I don't know of any other type of power cable that you can buy separately, the rest are normally attached to the Power Supply.
     
  3. tk_saturn

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    I'm guessing you mean Data rather than power? as the power has nothing to do with the motherboard or 3GB/s / 6GB/s.

    You should give it more time before bumping your thread, you only waited 7 minutes.
     
  4. DigitalDeviant
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    Sorry I mean power.
     
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    Is this a new build, or pre-existing? Or did you not build it, and you bought it pre-built from HP, Gateway, etc? If you are not looking for the adapters I sent you, you will need a new power supply, may I recomend using this Power Supply Finder? I haven't used this yet, but just from the quick glance, looks like it will help you quite a bit.
     
  6. Joe88

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    just buy a cheap molex to sata power connector like some one mentioned already, works fine