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I'm almost finished my build for enough to get up in running just need vid card and sound card, but i'm not sure as what cables to order to set up the SATA HDD raptors. Obviously I need a SATA cable but is it better to use a 4 pin molex connector for power or the other connection i'm not farmiliar with just need to know before ordering vid card to save money on shipping. Oh this will be RAID 0 if that matters on power usage at all.
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I'm almost finished my build for enough to get up in running just need vid card and sound card, but i'm not sure as what cables to order to set up the SATA HDD raptors. Obviously I need a SATA cable but is it better to use a 4 pin molex connector for power or the other connection i'm not farmiliar with just need to know before ordering vid card to save money on shipping. Oh this will be RAID 0 if that matters on power usage at all.
Thanks in advance.
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Sata drives use sata power connectors. Most power supply's have at least 2, mine has 4.
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it doesn't matter at all its just has both because older psu's dont have the sata power cable that your not familiar with.
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cool that's what I thught Rep+
    
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