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Is it ok to splice sata power cables to extend them

We have a new power supply for my sons PC. The power connector on the new supply is a straight one,we need it to be 90*. Can I cut and splice the old 90* connector onto the new supply cable harness?
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  1. you can, I assume you are soldering and using heat shrink over the joints, and talking about the 20/24pin connector?

    you might be able to find a 24pin to 24pin connector. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/24PIN-TI-24pin-90-Degree-right-angle-Extension-18-/130511942718
  2. 13thmonkey said:
    you can, I assume you are soldering and using heat shrink over the joints, and talking about the 20/24pin connector?

    you might be able to find a 24pin to 24pin connector. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/24PIN-TI-24pin-90-Degree-right-angle-Extension-18-/130511942718


    I'm sorry I should have been a little more specific, I need the connector that powers the hard drive to be 90*
  3. I'm sorry I should have been a little more specific, I need the connector that powers the hard drive to be 90*.

    I assume it's still ok ( yes I will solder and heat shrink the connections). Is that correct.
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    Ah, I suppose you can splice them too, but you can also buy converters for them too:
    http://www.servercase.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=Molex-2xSata-power90&Category_Code=Cables

    I've seen power extension cables with right angles on the end too.

    This might be easier than 'splicing'
    http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_1950.html
  5. +1 for punchdown connectors

    Might want to take a look at the old psu, it may have them
  6. Thank you
  7. Best answer selected by ejcoop9.
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