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Corsair 800d SATA backplanet prob

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I recently bought the corsair 800d and I love it! I also bought some WD green 3 TB hard drives for the hot swap compartment. Unfortunately, only the first drive can be recognized. I was wondering if it was because not enough power was available for the hard drives (power supply is only 650 I believe) or did I need this backplane from this website:

http://www.corsair.com/en/blog/upgrading-the-800d-to-a-sata3-backplane

My new drives are 6Gb/s so I guess I should be looking into this backplane anyway.
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No you should have plenty of power, hard drives only use a few watts. Just as long as the sata power from your cpu and the data cable from your motherboard are plugged in you should be fine.
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RPI Compy
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Sister's rig
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Family HTPC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k MSI X99S MPOWER GTX 980 Ti 8x4gb 3000 MHz Crucial DDR4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 950 Pro Custom WC loop 480mm & 560mm Windows 10 ROG SWIFT 
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