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Old January 11, 2009, 09:58 AM
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ok so last night i sleeved most of my cables...verdict:burning smell when i booted up haha
i tihnk i may've burnt out a sata power cable..thoughts?
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Old January 11, 2009, 11:37 AM
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My guess would be you didn't put a wire fully back in, made some sparks, burnt your sleeving/heatshrink.

Have you looked over all the cables for any signs of burning?
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Old January 11, 2009, 06:16 PM
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you mean burning the cables while sleeving them or the cables burning because of bad sleeving? its my first time sleeving.
I was thinking it might be a fan because 1 of 2 of my top exhaust fans weren't spinning.
Need to troubleshoot soon...i'm running a macbook now -_- boo.
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Old January 11, 2009, 11:29 PM
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At no point should a SATA power cable be carrying enough power to overheat like that, even if you had zero airflow (the HDD itself is a different matter, of course). But if you didn't have a good connection from wire to connector head, you could potentially get some heat pretty quickly that way. If you have to, pull the cable apart and recheck - if the connection is bad enough to cause heat, you're not giving the HDD clean power.
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