Sata nexstar 3 harddrive not powering up Tags: Hard Drives SATA Cable Storage Last response: December 9, 2010 12:37 PM in Storage Share nina_25 December 2, 2010 4:41:39 PM I have tried 2 different Sata drives with different cables and neither is powering up. Is there something I can do to get these drives to turn on! Thanks so much More about : sata nexstar harddrive powering house70 a b G Storage December 9, 2010 12:37:58 PM If the drives do not have their own dedicated power supplies, they will need to draw power from the USB port. Some USB ports are not providing enough power to spin the drives. Try switching USB ports on your system until you find one that works. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I have 4 harddrives in my pc 3 of them is sata ghe other one is IDE and as soon as the pc starts in picks up as soon as i want Forum Which connectors to power up a SATA harddrive? Forum Optiplex 9020 First time power up blink Power led , Harddrive LED and DVD LED Forum Sata harddrive freezing on start up Forum SolvedSwapping my HDD (sata3) with my optical drive(sata2) to open up room for SSD Forum SolvedOk to daisy chain 3 sata power cables? Forum Solvedpower cord pulled while writing on seagate expansion 3tb harddrive Forum SolvedHow do I safely dismount a 3.5" internal sata hard drive from an internal hot swap bay when it doesn't show up in the safely r Forum HELP!! Sata Drives not powering up. Forum SolvedHave 2 seagate Sata3 6mb/sec drives none any faster on a sata 3 mb from a sata2 system. whats up Forum Sata 1.5 motherboard Sata 3.0 harddrive Forum new SATA 3.0 Gb/s harddrive question Forum SolvedSATA won't spin up when powered with USB bridge Forum SolvedWill a DVD drive SATA power cable supply 12V, 5V, or 3.3V? Forum Will not boot up power is on harddrive acts like it is running Forum SolvedHard Drive won't power up with SATA cable plugged in Forum SolvedSATA 3 Power Cable - Do I need an extension? Forum SolvedCan I plug a sata com cable into powered up hard drive 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 Question... will a PC power up without a harddrive installed? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !