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Optical drive and SSD Power cable

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Last response: in Components
August 9, 2014 4:15:41 AM

I am able to use the same power cable for both my optical drive and SSD and just wonder if that is doable or something might interfere?

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August 9, 2014 4:33:57 AM


On most computer power supplys there are several SATA power connectors and possibly a MOLEX 4 pin connector as well on a cable.

Provided the cables are long enough to connect easily you can connect hard drives, SSD's & optical drives on same cable.

If you had 2 or 3 hard drives on one cable you may want to spread the load onto another cable


Mike Barnes