SATA installation

  firerescue999 10:07 03 Nov 06
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Im installing a Sata hard drive for the first time. I notice there are 2 power connectors. The sata that sits next to the red lead and a conventional molex 4 pin power connection. Do i connect both? Many thanks

  johndrew 10:56 03 Nov 06

I asked this same question some time ago as I was confused as well.

The answer is to use one or the other. If you have SATA (7 pin) power connectors use them, if not you can either buy a converter lead click here or use the molex connector.

For general info this may help click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:41 03 Nov 06

The molex is used when conncting to an old PV via a PCI card.

  firerescue999 17:48 03 Nov 06

Thanks for your help

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