What is SATA 2.5?

SATA 2.5 basically refers to the size of the hard drive. In other words it refers to the form factor in INCHES. So a SATA 2.5 has a disk platter that is 2.5 inches in diameter. A SATA 2.5″ hard drive is much smaller in comparison to the SATA 3.5″ hard drive. Often people confuse …

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Does SATA Cable Provide Power?

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The short answer to the question “does SATA cable provide power?” is a no. A normal SATA cable DOES NOT provide power. However, the longer answer is that it depends on whether you are talking about the SATA DATA cable or the SATA Power cable. Almost all of the SATA hard drives including HDDs and …

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Does HDD Come with SATA Cable?

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The simple answer to the question “Does HDD come with SATA Cable?” is a no. Hard disk drives or even SATA SSDs DO NOT come with SATA cable. There can be exceptions, but in majority of the instance, neither SATA data nor SATA Power cable is provided with the hard disk drive.  SATA cables, instead, …

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Do You Need an HDD and SSD Both?

People new into the PC hardware can get confused between the different storage options you have available. This is particularly true with SSDs.  While we are almost all familiar with the Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) with the good old spinning disks inside, Solid State Drives (SSDs) are still a novelty for many. Those who are …

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How to Use Two M.2 SSD?

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SSDs have become the new norm when it comes to storage drives these days. They have almost replaced the old hard disk drives (HDD). While the HDDs still have their use, those who have had the taste of SSDs just cant have enough of them. Most PCs have a single M.2 SSDs slot, which begs …

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What Is A Bricked Motherboard?

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A bricked motherboard is basically a motherboard that has stopped working completely. This is essentially the worst case scenario that you can find a motherboard in. A motherboard gets bricked generally after a faulty BIOS upgrade. A motherboard can also be bricked if it came broken. This is often referred to as DOA or Dead …

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