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Can a sata cable plug into an esata port?

I need another hhd in my desktop and I am out of sata ports on my motherbord but I have 3 esata ports in the back and I just need the data from the port to go to the hhd the power is covered so I wonder if a sata cable can work when it is pluged into an esata port?
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    the cables are electrically the same, but physically different. It would work but the connector wont actually go in. So you'll need something like this.

    or you could buy a pcie SATA card :sleep:
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