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I need someones help with sata cables

Hey I just bought msi z97-g45 motherboard and it only came with one set of sata cables I need 3 to hook up my hard drive,ssd and optical drive this is my first build and when I went on newegg to look to buy some new one I found a bunch of cables that made no sense to me can someone tell me the right name of the cable I need to hook up my ssd, hard drive and optical drive?
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  1. coleisme said:
    Hey I just bought msi z97-g45 motherboard and it only came with one set of sata cables I need 3 to hook up my hard drive,ssd and optical drive this is my first build and when I went on newegg to look to buy some new one I found a bunch of cables that made no sense to me can someone tell me the right name of the cable I need to hook up my ssd, hard drive and optical drive?

    Any SATA cable would do (make sure it's rated for SATA II or III).

    Hope I helped!
  2. So would this work? StarTech 18-Inch SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
  3. coleisme said:
    So would this work? StarTech 18-Inch SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

    It probably would, but
    1, Link PLS?
    2, Try to get something rated for SATA II or III.
    3, If nothing's rated, get something with 100% good reviews.

    Hope I helped!
  4. So I need a power and data cable and I cant find one either on newegg with sata II or III could you maybe leave a link to one on newegg please?
  5. And whats link pls?
  6. Best answer
    coleisme said:
    So I need a power and data cable and I cant find one either on newegg with sata II or III could you maybe leave a link to one on newegg please?

    The SATA power cables are included with the PSU, connect one to your drives.
    Here's a 90 degree to 180 degree:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812422634
    And here's a 90 to 90 degree:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812422633

    Hope I helped and don't forget to select a Best Answer!
  7. Your awesome dude I owe you one but just one more question what does the power cable look like cause I got a bunch of random wires and im really getting overwhelm
  8. Looks like a larger version of the small sata cable.
  9. Hope I helped and don't forget to select a Best Answer!

    Don't beg for best answers ^
  10. How di I select the best answer?
  11. coleisme said:
    Your awesome dude I owe you one but just one more question what does the power cable look like cause I got a bunch of random wires and im really getting overwhelm


    The thing on the left.
  12. coleisme said:
    How di I select the best answer?

    Go beside my post that answered your question(s) and there should be a Best Answer button.
  13. I dont have a cable that looks like that mine are angled to the right
  14. Don't ask for Best Solutions in the thread!

    The OP will decide.
  15. coleisme said:
    I dont have a cable that looks like that mine are angled to the right

    Just look for a L-shaped connector like the one on the left.
  16. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Don't ask for Best Solutions in the thread!

    The OP will decide.

    The OP just decided...
  17. Don't push for Best Solutions , no reminders , like Don't forget to choose a solution.
  18. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Don't push for Best Solutions , no reminders , like Don't forget to choose a solution.

    Lots of people say that in their signatures...
  19. SILVERSTONE Strider Gold S Series ST75F-GS 750W ATX 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply this is the power supply I have can you tell me which cable is the sata power cable? Sorry for all the dumb questions guys im just trying to make sure I do everything right
  20. That's ok , put it in your sig.

    Your not allowed to mention in in an open thread .It's considered begging when you mention it as your helping a poster.
  21. coleisme said:
    SILVERSTONE Strider Gold S Series ST75F-GS 750W ATX 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply this is the power supply I have can you tell me which cable is the sata power cable? Sorry for all the dumb questions guys im just trying to make sure I do everything right

    Post a picture and I'll use Paint to circle the connectors.
  22. How do I add a picture?
  23. Could I add you on facebook and send you a picture or skype you?
  24. coleisme said:
    Could I add you on facebook and send you a picture or skype you?

    When you select reply to someuser, on top of the text box, click the icon with a picture on it, paste the link of the picture but upload it first.
  25. Im using my phone and it wont let me send pictures and I cant use my computer because well its not together
  26. coleisme said:
    Im using my phone and it wont let me send pictures and I cant use my computer because well its not together

    OK, so take your PSU, take a look at all the wires, and plug everything into your drive(s) until something snugly fits. If your PSU doesn't have SATA power cables, I really don't know what to say.
  27. I have this cable thats about 4 or 5 feet long and on it is 5 plugs that are like an L shape is that it? I I could add you on facebook I could send you a picture
  28. When I try to plug that cable into into my hard drive it wont fit
  29. coleisme said:
    When I try to plug that cable into into my hard drive it wont fit

    Did you try EVERY cable? Or, are you 100% sure that your HDD is IDE and not SATA?
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