Power connector SATA 2.5 and 3.5 Tags: Hard Drives SATA Power Storage Last response: August 4, 2008 9:43 PM in Storage Share moboking August 3, 2008 3:23:28 PM I want to put a 2.5 inch SATA drive into my desktop. Can I still use the SATA power cable that comes with the power supply? Do both the 2.5 and 3.5 inch versions of SATA drives use the same physical power connector and voltage? More about : power connector sata SomeJoe7777 August 3, 2008 6:16:46 PM Yes, SATA connectors for 3.5" and 2.5" drives are identical. You will need brackets to properly mount the 2.5" drive in a 3.5" bay. cjl a b G Storage August 4, 2008 9:43:47 PM They're identical, although the 2.5 doesn't use the +12V wire at all. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources can i power a 3.5 inch Sata drive using usb adapter from 2.5 inch external drive? Forum Solved3.5" SATA Hard Drive in a 5.25" SATA Optical Drive USB Enclosure? Forum SolvedShould 4-pin Molex connector or 15-pin SATA power connector be used to connect to SATA HDD? Forum SolvedWhat type on power supply is decent quality but costs between $25- $35? Forum Solved2.5'' SATA HD is not recognized in a 3.5'' SATA HD enclosure Forum SolvedSATA power connector issues Forum Seagate SATA 2.5 inch to USB connector? cheapest? Which to buy? Forum SolvedCorsair GS 600 sata power cable connector is broke from at end Forum DYNAMODE 2.5" and 3.5" SATA USB 3.0 Docking Station Forum SolvedIDE to SATA - sparks, wrong power connector? Forum 3 5 SATA Hard Drive connector / 2.5 SATA Forum SolvedSata Power connector Pins bent.. Forum SolvedNeed sata data+power connector Forum Transferring data from 2.5 sata to 3.5 sata boot fail Forum Can I Swap 3.5"SATA Hdd Adaptor and use 2.5"SATA hdd in place Forum SolvedBuilding a molex connector out of a sata power connection Forum Broken SATA Power Connector from PSU Forum SolvedHDD not powered through usb/sata connector Forum SATA Drive Data and Power Connector 90-degree Small Devices Forum should a 2.5" sata drive power up as soon as power is supplied to it through the molex power chord, regardless if the data cab Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !