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eSATA Cables and all about em' someone please help?


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#1 monkpart9

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Posted 27 March 2009 - 12:01 PM

So, I've recently purchased an external hard drive and Im now looking to get an eSATA cable to go along with it.

Now, I dont know much about eSATA cables and I was wondering if anone could shed some light on the following:

-Where I can get a reasonably priced one. Doesn't have to be long.
-What should I look for when buying one.
-Whats the average going price etc..
-I know one end goes in the eSATA port on the hard drive, but does the other end go into the computer?
I mean I would only assume but I really have no idea on this kinda thing.


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Posted 27 March 2009 - 03:43 PM

Does your computer have an E-SATA port?

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#3 monkpart9

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 09:20 PM

I'm actually not too sure. The package my new external hard drive came in said that you could buy an eSATA cable card adapter though.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 11:15 AM

Well first eSATA cables are CHEAP!
Second you can get either an eSATA front load kit that fits into your 3.5 slot where your DVD drives fit and it usually comes with several handy USB ports too and you connect to your motherboard and PSU. Or you can get an eSATA card and click into PCI slot on your motherboard. Your cable plugs in in the back of your PC. The card is less hassle, unless you have your machine in a dark cubbyhole on the floor.
Hope this helps.......... :thumbsup:




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