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Hey there again guys well im confused at the moment i have had a sata drive now for a while and when it comes to powering it i have a molex power connector in it and a sta power cable in it..should i have both in it or does it not matter.??
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
Hey there again guys well im confused at the moment i have had a sata drive now for a while and when it comes to powering it i have a molex power connector in it and a sta power cable in it..should i have both in it or does it not matter.??
Take one out, you should run one or the other. Prob stick with the Sata Plug.
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You could have killed it!

Using both the legacy (Molex) and the SATA power connector can damage the drive.

Just use the SATA Power connector.
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OH CRAP o.k thanks guys ill take out the molex
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Well i took out the molex lol..and have too say im lucky no damage and there was never any problems when both of them were in lol
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Had a thread on this a bit ago. It's reccomended to use the SATA plug if possible.
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