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Need help about finding out cables for hard drive

I have a 500gb 3.5" Western Digital hard drive. I have sata cables connected to the Power Supply and I tried plug them into the hard drive but they wouldn't fit. The port on the hard drive looks like a SATA with the L shape port. Im confused please help
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  1. There are two cables:

    1) a small thinner cable from the motherboard to the drive for data.

    2) A second cable (with a bigger "L") for power. You need to have the proper adapter cable to connect a power plug (4- wires, red, yellow, black, and black) to the drive's power port.

    Here is a picture:

    http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-Molex-Power-Adapter-SATAPOWADAP/dp/B00009YFTI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1448375377&sr=8-2&keywords=SATA+cable+connections
  2. Ralston18 said:
    There are two cables:

    1) a small thinner cable from the motherboard to the drive for data.

    2) A second cable (with a bigger "L") for power. You need to have the proper adapter cable to connect a power plug (4- wires, red, yellow, black, and black) to the drive's power port.

    Here is a picture:

    http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-Molex-Power-Adapter-SATAPOWADAP/dp/B00009YFTI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1448375377&sr=8-2&keywords=SATA+cable+connections



    I got the smaller one in big the bigger one is the problem. The cable are the same colours as you explained
  3. Ahh fixed the problem the sata was just a bit hard to plug in. All G now
  4. Best answer
    Great - glad it is fixed.

    Not unusual for new plugs to be a bit tight.

    Just make a note for the furture that the connection may be somewhat difficult to unplug.
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