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Windows 7: catastrophic hard drive problem

24 Apr 2014   #31

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit sp1

Well good news today, I got the new hard drive installed, and a terrabyte worth of data transfered... so 1 day old and it's already 1/2 full :)

One final question regarding the possiblity of adding a 3rd internal hard drive to use as raid for my data disc.

-as mentioned earlier I did find an available molex power cord

-I could not find any additional sata power cords, however, the power cord that attaches to my second harddrive has additional connectors on the SAME line. Would it be safe to connect both those harddrives using the same power line?

-I would like to mark this thread solved, not sure how you do that? But I really appreciate everyones help.

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24 Apr 2014   #32

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Shouldn't be any problem. I've heard of 4 and more on the same cable. SSDs use very little power. A standard hard drive uses under 10 watts. SSDs way less than that.

Not sure about the solved thing, but it's probably somewhere on your screens. I think only you or an admin can do it, but most threads are never officially marked.
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