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Originally Posted by J3r3my
Ive seen Hitatchi drives with both.
Ya, it wouldn't surprise me if more drives have them now. Western Digital were the first, but I don't see why others haven't adopted it by now. It only makes sense unless it's expensive.
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The 3.3v on the SATA Power connector is part of the specification .. see their site here

http://www.serialata.org/

It allows for those drives which may use 3.3v, to run prob. in 2.5" formats as the connector is the same. On some PSUs the SATA power connectors will have Red, Yellow & Orange cables which meets all the power supply requirements.

An extract from the SATA Spec document.

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Welp, my RAID still crashes when i try to open CS:S...even after taking out the plugs and such...*** is wrong? bad drives?
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