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Sata power extension or MOLEX

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  • SATA
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July 22, 2014 1:02:07 PM

Hi

I just bought a ODD for my pc but the sata power cable will not reach to the drive because it is plugged in to and SSD...

so im looking for a sata power extension cable...

should i get an extension cable or a Molex to Sata power adaptor??

which one is more reliable

also it would help if you can suggest one too

preferably fast delivery to London

ebay, amazon or such

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July 22, 2014 1:06:25 PM

I would suggest that using a free Molex with a SATA power adapter would make more sense that loading the current SATA cable. What kind of PSU do you have that have only one SATA cable, BTW?

SOmething like this will be just fine: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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July 22, 2014 1:27:41 PM

Karsten75 said:
I would suggest that using a free Molex with a SATA power adapter would make more sense that loading the current SATA cable. What kind of PSU do you have that have only one SATA cable, BTW?

SOmething like this will be just fine: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


UK please....

and my PSU is a OCZ CoreXStream 500w and it has 2 cables of sata with 2 ports on each cable
but i have 2 ssds and 1 hdd so it doent reach to the ODD

and free molex???
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July 22, 2014 1:41:24 PM

The MOLEX to sata adapters last forever. I used FOXCONN ones that came with my computer for more than 3 years without any issues. If you want good looking ones get the "Bitfenix" brand ones.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_nr_p_76_1?rh=n%3A34083...

'Free molex' is a MOLEX plug that you aren't using at the moment.
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July 23, 2014 3:46:58 AM

Pondering said:
The MOLEX to sata adapters last forever. I used FOXCONN ones that came with my computer for more than 3 years without any issues. If you want good looking ones get the "Bitfenix" brand ones.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_nr_p_76_1?rh=n%3A34083...

'Free molex' is a MOLEX plug that you aren't using at the moment.


ok thanks so i will go with the molex adaptor then!!

Thanks
again

PS i cant buy it till later today so if anyone would like to suggest one with very quick shipping for not too much
then please do it!!!

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July 23, 2014 9:02:01 PM

Gershy said:
Pondering said:
The MOLEX to sata adapters last forever. I used FOXCONN ones that came with my computer for more than 3 years without any issues. If you want good looking ones get the "Bitfenix" brand ones.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_nr_p_76_1?rh=n%3A34083...

'Free molex' is a MOLEX plug that you aren't using at the moment.


ok thanks so i will go with the molex adaptor then!!

Thanks
again

PS i cant buy it till later today so if anyone would like to suggest one with very quick shipping for not too much
then please do it!!!



Amazon usually has the quickest shipping so you will probably just have to wait.
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July 24, 2014 1:35:24 AM

sora said:
Gershy said:
Pondering said:
The MOLEX to sata adapters last forever. I used FOXCONN ones that came with my computer for more than 3 years without any issues. If you want good looking ones get the "Bitfenix" brand ones.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_nr_p_76_1?rh=n%3A34083...

'Free molex' is a MOLEX plug that you aren't using at the moment.


ok thanks so i will go with the molex adaptor then!!

Thanks
again

PS i cant buy it till later today so if anyone would like to suggest one with very quick shipping for not too much
then please do it!!!



Amazon usually has the quickest shipping so you will probably just have to wait.


OK yeah thanks but I went for ebuyer because free next day delivery and it was cheap and looks cool too
Thanks
Gersh
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