Can you connect Molex to SATA?

With a simple molex connection, you can attach up to 4 SATA devices. That’s enough for an SSD, an HDD, and a Blu-Ray drive, with an extra plug left over for later expansion.

Does SATA power Connect to PSU?

Check cables from the PSU (Power Supply Unit) that can fit into the SATA power port in your storage device. If you cannot find this L-shaped cable from the power supply, your PSU most likely has a Molex cable. In this case, you will need a Molex-SATA connector to supply power to the storage device.

What is a PSU SATA connector?

The SATA 15-pin power supply connector is one of the standard peripheral power connectors in computers. It’s the standard connector for all SATA-based hard drives and optical drives. SATA power cables protrude from the power supply unit and are meant to reside only inside the computer case.

What is PSU Molex?

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope. Molex is the name of the company who develops computer and other related connectors and products. Also known as a Molex power connector (pictured), it connects your computer power supply to drives and devices inside the computer.

Does it matter what SATA port I use?

SATA ports are numbered starting from 0. As far as the performance goes, it does not matter which port number you use (as long as they all belong to the same version as discussed earlier). However for the sake of consistency, generally, it is preferred that the first port i.e Port number 0, be used for the boot drive.

What are Molex cables used for?

Certain Molex connectors are used for providing power to the motherboard, fans, floppy disk drive, CD/DVD drive, video card, some older hard drive models, and more. Compatible connectors are available from many manufacturers, not just Molex and AMP.

Are PSU SATA cables universal?

No. There is no universal standard for modular PSU cables.

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