SATA Cables Suck!
stapleton.41 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 14:30:39 UTC 2006
I have SATA one cables/connectors, and they do come loose when
fiddling in the case, but otherwise they are fine (when the case is
closed and the machine is running. However, I do prefer the locking
cables and jacks in SATA II.
You might look at Newegg as your vendor, I believe I saw some there:
http://www.newegg.com. Alternatively, I got some SATAII cables from,
oddly enough, Microcenter, that were good priced and worked well.
On 8/2/06, Eric <heli at mikestammer.com> wrote:
> On 1 Aug 2006 at 17:23, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> > The number one problem I've had with SATA RAIDs has been the cables! 4
> > times I've lost arrays because the cables came loose or some other
> > stupid problem with the cables.
> > I need a vendor that has high quality latching SATA-II cables. Also...
> > what can we do with the old cables to fix them... super glue them
> > on?... Here's a question... Are all SATA cables rated for SATA-II?
> > I've never seen a definitive answer to this question and newegg.com
> > does not sells "SATA-II" cables... Also does the spec call for
> > shielded cables?
> > frustrated, need a place to unload.... thanks.
> I think Western Digital makes securelock cables that snap in place pretty well. might be worth
> a look.
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