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Windows 7: can you have 3 drives connected to one SATA power cable?

11 Jul 2015   #1
kazuya2015

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
can you have 3 drives connected to one SATA power cable?

hello;

I have an ssd and hdd already connected to one sata power cable and was wondering if I can connect a third (ssd)?

I'm sure my psu can handle it!? but I just need some reassurance it can

Thanks in advanced!


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11 Jul 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Yes, if the cable has 3 or even 4 sata power connectors on it, you can use them all, the PSU puts out more power when it has to.
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11 Jul 2015   #3
kazuya2015

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

thanks for the quick reply and thanks AddRAM for the help!
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11 Jul 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Your Corsair power supply should be able to handle anything you plug into it's cables.
Example:
If the power cable has 4 outlet power connection you can use all 4 of them if you so desire.

Corsair or any other quality branded power supply manufacture will not give you cables or connections that can't be used together safely.
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12 Jul 2015   #5
kazuya2015

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

thanks for letting me know layback bear
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12 Jul 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Your welcome kazuya2015
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