Solved Is it ok to splice sata power cables to extend them Tags: Power Supplies Power Cable Components Last response: June 20, 2012 12:58 AM in Components Share ejcoop9 June 10, 2012 12:50:11 PM 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? More about : splice sata power cables extend 13thmonkey a b ) Power supply June 10, 2012 12:58:49 PM 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-righ... ejcoop9 June 10, 2012 1:08:01 PM 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-righ... I'm sorry I should have been a little more specific, I need the connector that powers the hard drive to be 90* Related resources Using a 4 pin molex, splicing to sata - Forum Splicing a fan into a SATA power cord. - Forum Boot menu removal - Forum Connecting 2.5" SATA Disk to Desktop Internal SATA - Forum 4pin fan voltage control + splicing PWM signal questions - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ejcoop9 June 10, 2012 1:15:41 PM 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. Best solution 13thmonkey a b ) Power supply June 10, 2012 1:18:29 PM Share 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... 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 delluser1 a c 243 ) Power supply June 10, 2012 1:21:48 PM +1 for punchdown connectors Might want to take a look at the old psu, it may have them ejcoop9 June 10, 2012 1:27:51 PM Thank you ejcoop9 June 20, 2012 12:58:16 AM Best answer selected by ejcoop9. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Exploring Below Ambient Water Cooling Forum 20 awg wire Forum Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R SATA and fan connections Forum Extending Power /HDD/RESET Headers on Antec 900 Forum nzxt lexa case 14 cables not sure where to attach them Forum Gateway FX 6800-01e BIOS Update from Gateway Unsupported Forum voltage drops over time Forum New PSU, SATA cables do not fit HDDs Forum External radiator system with sophisticated control Forum Problem with cables Forum AFFECT OF number of SATA CABLES in choice of mobo and psu Forum Psu powered monitor? Forum 212 evo fan replacement Forum [Solved] How many watts i need in a new power supply ? Forum Upgraded Power Supply won't power up Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !