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How long of cable?

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Hey guys, im cleaning up my wiring job in my Antec 900, like overhauling it.

So I need to know about how long of a sata cable i'd need to run it from the mobo port through a hole in the backplate and up to the top bay where my drive is. should i get the longest (36"), 28, or like 18"? Cause i have my sata cable routed behind my mobo, but i want it almost completely gone.

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Depending on where the SATA port on the mobo is, 28" will almost certainly be enough, while 18" will probably do the job. Is there any reason you can't measure it yourself?
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theyre at the bottom right of the mobo..

LOL wow, im so tired right now i forgot i can measure it myself.. wow i feel stupid
    
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use a string......... then measure the length of the string.
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post #5 of 5
hahahah nice... i do stuff like that all the time
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