Can I do esata to sata with my external?

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  1. ls1norcal

    ls1norcal New Member

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    I realized I bought the wrong damn PCI card last night, I got a sata PCI card instead of an E-sata card. Can I just run to radioshack and get a E-sata to sata cable and be good? Or does everything have to be E-sata?
     
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    that standard is truly idiotic. its the same cable just a different connector :mad:

    so yes, you can just get an adaptor. you will need a power source though since (e)sata does not provide that
     
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    Power source for the external hdd, right?
     
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    aye
     

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