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Windows 7: Thin Sata Cable

13 Jan 2012   #1
muffiin

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Thin Sata Cable

Does anyone know where I can find a sata cable where the plug is the thin all the way through? I think the one that I am using now will become unplugged every so often and my computer is getting a BSOD. I do notice that when this happens, the cable is loose and not snapped in like the 3.5" drive I have. I tried to file down the fat part on the cable, but that didn't help much. It is plugged into my SSD that is mounted on a 2.5" to 3.5" bracket.

A link to a cable or ideas to how you got around it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Matt


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13 Jan 2012   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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13 Jan 2012   #3
muffiin

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Mine does have a locking mechanism on it, but because of the thickness of the black part on that cable it won't latch.
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13 Jan 2012   #4
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

This may sound stupid but i did it myself i mounted the SSD to the bracket the wrong direction and the cables did not want to plug in right, so turned the bracket around and wala the cables fit right. Just a thought
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13 Jan 2012   #5
muffiin

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1Bowtie View Post
This may sound stupid but i did it myself i mounted the SSD to the bracket the wrong direction and the cables did not want to plug in right, so turned the bracket around and wala the cables fit right. Just a thought
I tried to do this on purpose, but my bracket has a slight bump to it so it won't mount flat. Too bad because it would have been right on the edge so I wouldn't have this problem.
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