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post #1 of 7
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Hey,

I thought about putting together a NAS/Home Server.

I found the CX430M (http://www.corsair.com/en/cx-series-cx430m-modular-atx-power-supply-430-watt-80-plus-bronze-certified-modular-psu.html) and it's fairly cheap and modular.

The thing is, I want 6 SATA Power Connectors on 1 cable.

Can I put 4 of these: ...
...on the cx430m SATA Power cable:

Or, should I use the cx430m Molex cable and use 3x "molex to 2x sata"-splitters?

Thanks. thumb.gif
post #2 of 7
Where are you from?

The Corsair CX is not really a great PSU means you would be better off with a XFX Core Edition or Rosewill Capstone 450 watts
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post #3 of 7
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Where are you from?

Stockholm, Sweden. Why?
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The Corsair CX is not really a great PSU means you would be better off with a XFX Core Edition or Rosewill Capstone 450 watts

What's wrong with the cx450m? Can it really be too crap to power an itx motherboard + i5-4570S + 6 hdd's?

I don't want a bunch of unused cables... ph34r-smiley.gif
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Stockholm, Sweden. Why?
What's wrong with the cx450m? Can it really be too crap to power an itx motherboard + i5-4570S + 6 hdd's?

I don't want a bunch of unused cables... ph34r-smiley.gif

Its a cheap entry level unit sure its not super crappy but its not great either

If its for a every web browsing PC its fine

But something that needs to run 24/7 is not something its good for

The CX is not even made by Corsair if you did not know already
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Its a cheap entry level unit sure its not super crappy but its not great either

If its for a every web browsing PC its fine

But something that needs to run 24/7 is not something its good for

The CX is not even made by Corsair if you did not know already

Okay, thanks.

Anything modular around ~400W you can recommend?

Questions still stands tho, even if I change PSU to something better. (6 SATA Power Connectors on 1 cable.)
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Okay, thanks.

Anything modular around ~400W you can recommend?

Questions still stands tho, even if I change PSU to something better. (6 SATA Power Connectors on 1 cable.)

I have seen the XFX 450 watts in Sweden before so i know its not impossible to find

I dont know of any unit that has 6 SATA´s on one cable
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post #7 of 7
I think it would be fine, unless you're using 10,000RPM+ HDs.

Hard drives rarely draw more than an amp or so, and I'm sure the cable can handle 6-8A.
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