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Windows 7: Sata 3 Cables

21 May 2011   #51
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

It's recommended that you don't fold the SATA cable into a 90 degree angle, otherwise data loss may occur.


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21 May 2011   #52
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

GeneO,

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Very much doubt it, lets stick to known facts and not speculation.
I don't consider it speculation, but if you do, that is fine with me. Even if it were, that is what the majority of this thread consists of...isn't it.
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21 May 2011   #53
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Exactly what I was saying. Extreme bends can interfere with cable performance.

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21 May 2011   #54
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kool1zero View Post
Exactly what I was saying. Extreme bends can interfere with cable performance.

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Yes, but you also spoke of twisting in your previous post. While I'm sure that if someone did an extreme twist of a cable, it might also apply, that is not the kind of twisting that anyone would have any reason to do on a computer...or any other circuit that I can think of.
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21 May 2011   #55
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Twisting or bending wires change the resistance. When they run parallel or near each other the distances changing also changes things like crosstalk. The more extreme the more extreme the interference and causes more resends and failures, which then means less throughput

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21 May 2011   #56
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

I think the point is: how much twisting is needed to make a difference? Has anyone ever had a computer that was acting up and you fixed it by unkinking a cable?
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21 May 2011   #57
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Yes actually in a computer upgrade and repair lab my college

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21 May 2011   #58
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
GeneO,

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Very much doubt it, lets stick to known facts and not speculation.
I don't consider it speculation, but if you do, that is fine with me. Even if it were, that is what the majority of this thread consists of...isn't it.
Well no, I don't think that is the case. When someone makes a statement that something is true without being able to provide evidence or documentation, then that is probably more than speculation - just opinion. If someone makes a statement based on documented inferences, well that is a hypothesis and a bit more than speculation. If someone shows some documentation that directly backs up a statement then that is not speculation.
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21 May 2011   #59
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by p5bdkw View Post
It's recommended that you don't fold the SATA cable into a 90 degree angle, otherwise data loss may occur.
Recommended by who? I bend some of my cable by 180 degrees to route them - a gradual bend. Do you mean a kink bend of 90 degrees? I don't think anyone would do that.
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21 May 2011   #60
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kool1zero View Post
Yes actually in a computer upgrade and repair lab my college

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Get back to reality. These cables were designed to be able to take twists and bends without affecting performance.
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