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Corsair Force GT SSD not working with "snap" type sata cable

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Not sure if this is even worth posting about, but I thought I'd write this out and see if anyone has any feedback on it.

I own 1x Corsair Force GT 90GB, and 1x Corsair Force GT 120GB.

I have recently found that the "snap" type sata cable, the one with the latch that connects into the sata connector, will plug in and snap into my 120GB, however this is not the case with the 90GB. Both of the SSDs look identical, and I have tried multiple cables. Is it possible that some piece of the 90GB's sata port is broken?

Thanks.
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do you have any non-snap type sata cables you can try on the 90gb ssd?
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I know this doesn't speak to your exact SSD, since mine is different, but I have the Force 3 90GB and it also has the issue of not working with the "snap" type of SSD connector. This has been the case since day 1. I don't think it's the connectors fault, but the SSD itself. I use non-conductive tape to hold it to my SSD, so if you have access to any of that, it could get the job done. Sorry I couldn't be more help. :/
 
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Derp they work as in transmit data, but they don't snap in.

Non conductive tape is a good idea, do you mean just regular electric tape?
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Oops, yes I mean regular electric tape. I thought it was called non-conductive tape tongue.gif

And yeah, before I discovered that I could use this tape, I'd have to push the SATA cable into my SSD and then crowd a bunch of other cables around it so it wouldn't get loose, but as soon as I bumped into my case, the cable would fall right back out. Did some googling and found that electric tape was safe to use, so I went out and bought some and... VoilĂ !
 
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