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?

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 Tell If My M.2 Slot is NVMe or SATA?

How to tell if my m.2 slot is NVMe or SATA

The easiest and most definitive method to tell if my M.2 slot is NVMe or SATA is by reading your motherboard’s or laptop’s official spec sheet. The official manufacturer’s spec sheet, which you can find online for any motherboard or laptop out there, can be used to find a ton of information regarding what M.2 …

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How to Use Two M.2 SSD?

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SSDs have become the new norm regarding storage drives these days. They have almost replaced the old hard disk drives (HDD). While the HDDs still have their use, those who have tasted SSDs can’t have enough of them. Most PCs have a single M.2 SSDs slot, which asks, “how to use two M.2 SSD on …

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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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