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From: Rod Speed on 29 Apr 2010 05:41
> Do SATA drives really use the 3.3 volt power line?
> Or can you use a molex->SATA power adapter with most drives?
From: Arno on 29 Apr 2010 06:51
me <noemail(a)nothere.com> wrote:
> Do SATA drives really use the 3.3 volt power line? Or can you use a
> molex->SATA power adapter with most drives?
You can use the 4-pin converter. But take care
that unlike the SATA power connector, 4-pin Molex is
not hot-pluggable (well, it is, but it may literally
blow up your device....).
Arno Wagner, Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform., CISSP -- Email: arno(a)wagner.name
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