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single power sata cable for 2 HDDs?

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I'm currently installing my third HDD, a 2 TB drive along with two 1 TB drives. Unfortunately I don't have enough sata power cables but noticed one that I already have connected to one of my drives has several sata connectors. Is it safe to use one cord to power 2 HDDs?
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Yes, it's okay to run 2 or 3 drives off of sata cable... smile.gif
Edited by hyperkite - 3/24/13 at 12:52pm
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8320 ASUS M5A99X EVO EVGA Geforce GTX 660 Superclocked Samsung 4GB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 4GB OCZ Vertex SSD 128GB 750GB Seagate ST3750640AS 3TB Seagate ST3000DM001 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
3TB Toshiba LG HL-DT-ST DVDRAM Cool Master Hyper 212 EVO Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 
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DELL U2412M  DELL U2412M Logitech K310 Corsair 750HM 
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NZXT Phantom White Logitech m570 
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LG Blueray R/RW LG HL-DT-ST DVDRAM LG DVD R/RW Cool Master 212 EVO Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 
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