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Old February 1, 2013, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by bostonkikiki View Post
Hi ! I just bought and UBS to SATA/IDE adapter. I've got 2 SATA to molex adapters for power supply, but one i have 3 wires, and the other one, 4 cables ! (the added one is yellow...)
Can someone tell me the difference between the 2 cables ? And how do i know my drive needs a 3 pins or a 4 pins adapter ?
Thank you !
Hi there,

The yellow cable is the 12V line, which you will need for your HDD.
So use the one with 4 total,


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