What Does a SATA Port Look Like?

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Being perhaps the primary interface for connecting hard drives, it is hard to miss out on SATA ports on a motherboard. A SATA port is basically a small port measuring about 1.5 cm x 0.4 cm in dimensions with very specific notches and a highly recognizable L-shaped seven pin connector.   The notches, edges and the …

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How Many SATA Cables Do I Need?

If you have one CD ROM drive and one hard disk, then essentially you will need two SATA Data cables and two SATA Power cables. One set of cables per drive.  Basically, each SATA drive requires a SATA Data cable and a SATA Power cable to operate. The SATA cables are provided with the motherboard …

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