Hard drive sata power connector?

Answer Power connectors of SATA hard disks are interchangeable and hence you can easily use the power connector of other drive. Just make sure that the connections are tight to prevent any incidence.

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Difference between 256GB High Performance SATA Solid State Drive and 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native C?

SSD is much much faster than HDD. They are also much newer and more expensive hence why the storage sizes aren't that large. HDD uses a disk to read and write data. Whereas a SSD uses things which ... Read More »

What sort of power connector does a hard drive typically use?

Desktop hard drives use two types of power connectors. All IDE (PATA) hard drives and many SATA drives use the 4-pin molex power connector. Some SATA drives, however, use a special SATA power conne... Read More »

Can Windows XP be loaded on a SATA hard drive without the SATA drives?

Both the 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows XP can only be installed onto a SATA hard drive if the necessary SATA drivers are installed onto the system during the setup process.References:Microsoft... Read More »

Will a SATA 2 hard drive work in a SATA 1 controller?

Yes. SATA 2 hard drives are backward compatible, which means that SATA 1 controllers will detect them. The only difference is that they will run at SATA 1 speeds rather than SATA 2 speeds. Some con... Read More »