Hard Drive Installation Tags: Connection Hard Drives Storage Last response: January 9, 2008 7:27 PM in Storage Share jjblanche January 9, 2008 6:54:36 PM On the back of my new Raptor, I see the typical sata connections, a 4 pin molex, and something else (a rectangular connection with 8 pins). I'm assuming I connect all the satas and the molex, but what's the deal with that 8pin? More about : hard drive installation | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove millwright January 9, 2008 7:27:46 PM If it is like older drives that I have had, it is just a manufacturers connection. My barracudas have an extra 4 pin connector. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Hard Drive Installation> Related ressources: ForumWin 7 installation won't let me format new hard drive ForumHard Drive Not Showing Up In BIOS or Windows 7 Installation :(? ForumRecovering my old hard drive and installation ForumNo Signal on monitor after new hard drive installation ForumHard Drive not Listed as an Installation Location? ForumBios sees hard drive , but Windows 7 installation does not ForumWindows 7 Installation does not see my Hard Drive ForumHard Drive fails smart test day after installation ... ForumNew build, Windows 7 won't recognize hard drive in installation ForumInstallation of new hard drive ForumSolid State Hard Drive installation in Dell Studio XPS 435 MT ForumDell 5150 IDE hard drive installation ForumPrepping a used Hard Drive for OS installation ForumMy Hard Drive is not being picked up by Windows at installation , yet t ForumSata Hard Drive Installation ForumMoving a windows installation between hard drives ForumHard Drive /OS installation Issues ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumWindows Installation on SATA Hard Drive PCI Controller Forumlaptop hard drive installation?? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !