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Delll Inspiron 530s No 5pin Molex cable

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January 16, 2013 1:59:55 PM

Hello, my father has Dell Inspiron 530s and wants to a USB 3 card which has a 5 pin Molex connector on it used by the the old ide style drives , How do I connect it to the power supply , without replacing the power supply? (The power supply doesn't have a cable with this type plug.)
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January 16, 2013 7:40:52 PM

Are you sure it's a 5 pin Molex connector?

The standard is Molex/IDE 4-pin Power Connector.

Dell moved away from power supplies with obsolete 4-pin Molex power connectors long ago.
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January 16, 2013 9:16:14 PM

Hi :) 

You realise it will NEVER run at USB 3 speeds ?

All the best Brett :) 
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