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Floppy power for SATA drive

I am running out of power connectors on my psu, and want to add a SATA SSD.

Is it possible to power a SATA drive (5v) from a floppy connector?

In theory I think it should be, but I cannot find the proper adapter for it.
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    Theoretically just as using molex adapters which is missing the 3.3 volts as well but I have not come a cross an adapter for the floppy connector http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html
  2. How about USB?

    Is it possible to power an SSD from one of the many USB connectors on the mobo, or directly from the mobo itself?

    SSD use so little power.
  3. ratsa said:
    How about USB?

    Is it possible to power an SSD from one of the many USB connectors on the mobo, or directly from the mobo itself?

    SSD use so little power.

    No.
  4. I found this floppy to SATA power adapter, which people have apparently salvaged from older Dell models that used it.

    http://www.redplanettrading.com/Dell-MX714-4-Pin-Floppy-to-15-Pin-SATA-Power-Connector-Cable.html

    Rather than take a chance on this, I think I'll eventually upgrade the psu instead. What do you think?
  5. I personally would upgrade the PSU but that adapter should work.
  6. Best answer selected by ratsa.
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