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Hey all,
I'm looking to convert a single Sata + Power combination to an internal USB 2/3 header. I don't mind if a use a variety of adapters (SATA + Power to USB > USB to internal USB), but it needs to go inside the case.

I'd use a PCI raid controller however I've used all my PCI ports (and also SATA ports :O).

Any thoughts on what I can do here? I'm using a Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD.
Edited by samywamy10 - 7/21/11 at 8:23am
 
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so the outside connector would be powered eSATA and it would plug into a internal usb header?

this sounds dumb to me
    
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I would pick up one of these for converting the onboard USB to a standard USB header:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815201028

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200294

Then grab a Sata/Sata Power to USB adapter

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812161004

done and done.
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Just get a bigger HDD?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX;14293457 
so the outside connector would be powered eSATA and it would plug into a internal usb header?

this sounds dumb to me

It's a SATA dock built in to the case thanks.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dutchgenius;14293486 
I would pick up one of these for converting the onboard USB to a standard USB header:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815201028

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200294

Then grab a Sata/Sata Power to USB adapter

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812161004

done and done.

THANKS! I knew it could be done. I'm not in the US so hopefully somewhere I can purchase these things smile.gif. Thankyou!

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo;14293501 
Just get a bigger HDD?

Thanks, but no thanks. It's for a HDD dock built into the case.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by samywamy10;14293736 

THANKS! I knew it could be done. I'm not in the US so hopefully somewhere I can purchase these things smile.gif. Thankyou!

they are pretty standard, shouldn't be too hard. good luck with the search
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Originally Posted by dutchgenius;14293965 
they are pretty standard, shouldn't be too hard. good luck with the search

Got some things. Specialty parts like this are generally found on eBay (imo).

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/USB-2-0-Female-2-Ports-USB-Header-Motherboard-Cable-/380352506742?pt=AU_Electronics_Accessories_Wires_Cables&hash=item588ec6ab76

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1-8-Micro-SATA-Hard-Disk-Drive-USB-2-0-adapter-Cable-/270746834795?pt=AU_Components&hash=item3f09c4d76b
 
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