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 Does SSD Look Like?

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A solid state drive (SSD) is basically a hard drive with NO mechanical components. They are not only faster than your regular hard disk drives, but they are also slimmer. If you are unaware of what an SSD is, then first question you may ask is what does SSD look like? Well the answer to …

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Does SSD Need Power?

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The answer to the question “Does SSD need power?” depends upon what type of SSD you have. There are basically three popular types of SSDs out there, SATA M.2 SSD, SATA 2.5″ SSD, and NVMe M.2 SSD. Among the popular SSD types, only the SATA 2.5″ SSD needs to be powered separately. The rest of …

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What Cables Do I Need for SSD?

What Cables Do I Need for SSD

Whether you actually need cables at all and what cables do you need for SSD depends upon what kind of SSD you have. A SATA SSD with the 2.5″ form factor requires a SATA Data cable and a SATA Power cable. The M.2 SATA SSD and the M.2 NVMe SSDs DO NOT require any cables. …

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