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What cable to use with this LG optical drive?

I purchased this LG optical drive and since it was an OEM model it didn't come with any cables.

The problem is that I don't know what cable I need to connect it to the motherboard. The description simply says it uses a SATA interface which doesn't help as there are a lot of SATA cables available.

Thank you for your help.
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  1. this is a sata look on the link in newegg
  2. Best answer
    You just need a regular SATA cable like this
    And then a SATA power connection from your PSU!
  3. rolli59, would that cable also work with connecting a SATA 2 hard drive?
  4. Yes it supports SATA1 SATA2 SATA3!
  5. Thank you very much rolli59, upon looking at the optical drive I realize what I was thinking was one big connection was actually two smaller connections. One smaller SATA connection and one power connection. The design just made it look like one which confused me since it was new to me.

    Thanks a lot for your help.
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