Results 1 to 10 of 10
04-27-07, 10:06 AM #1
Do you use the cables that come with your motherboard? Sata cables?
I am building a new setup here and I have the ASUS p5b-E and 2 WD 250g SATA II 3.0 gps. I was wondering how many of you use the included cables that come with the motherboard (i.e SATA cables). I have no idea if these cables are even rated for SATA II or if you should use them.
04-27-07, 01:42 PM #2
i dont use them but they work fine.i dont like how stiff they are and their harder to hide.i replaced mine with some easy to bend cables.
04-27-07, 02:05 PM #3Originally Posted by maxfly
04-27-07, 05:59 PM #4
im not positive but i think these are the specific ones ive got.theyre much much easier to bend and the locking tabs are very useful.
svc has a pretty good selection but their shipping prices may be a little high.so you may want to shop around a little.
04-27-07, 06:43 PM #5
I did because I didn't have any others.
04-27-07, 10:11 PM #6
wants to Be Banned
Premium Member #16
- Join Date
- Feb 2004
- PA. N. of Splat W. of Torin
Yes I used the stock ones too. I have not noticed the stiffness. I just took the loop that was left over and stuck it behind the MOBO tray.#1Win10/Ubuntu G3258@?(Corsair H70),Asus Z97IPlus Mini iTX, G skil 8GB RAM, GPU ?, Corsair 750W, Case HAF Stacker 915F, Crucial 500GB SSD, HD 2TB
#2Win72600k@4.5GHZ(Hyper212+)Msi P67 G65 16GB RAM, Gigabyte GTX 970, Corsair 850W
Phones:One+64GB, Nexus 5, N4,N7, iphone 5, iphone 6(4.7")
RIP Danny..You made the world a better place 1989-2015, Folded for Tim and his wife, Mark and his wife,Pete_Scout Oldskool and Adak..."He was the Best of us".
A Dermatologist know's nothing and does nothing...
An MD know's everything and does nothing...
A surgeon know's nothing and does everything...
And a Forensic Pathologist know's everything and does everything....
Just a day too late.
04-27-07, 10:40 PM #7
Here is a pretty good store for cabling. Plenty of shipping options too. They offer between 6 inch to 36 inch. Plus a nice variety of colors.
No one ever expects Aloysius Snuffleupagus
04-27-07, 10:59 PM #8
I like the Asus SATA cables - especially the right angle ones! When you get 6 cables per MoBo, they start to add up quick (I think I have like 18 of them ). Flexibility is not an issue, and you can easily force them to whatever arrangement you need IMO.
I also used the included cables that came with my Areca 1210 XOR RAID-5 card. They are a bit longer and also have right angle plug on one end. They work perfect, and their longer length allows very neat routing to the PCIe card.
Randy V - Audio-Dude/Musician/PC Guru/Crazy Guy
PC#1 (Main Rig) : Lian Li PC-V1010 / P8Z68-V-GEN3 / 3750K @ 4.5GHz + Ven-X / 16GB G.Skill DDR3-1600 / HD5770 "XXX" 1GB / Samsung 830 256GB SSD / (6x) 2TB 5K3000 on Areca ARC1222 in RAID-6 / Seasonic X660 PSU / 2407WFP-HC / RME "Multiface" 38 Ch. Audio I/O / Dynaudio AIR-15 + AIR-BASE-2 Studio Monitors
PC#2 (Realtime DAW) : Lian-Li PC-K65B / Sabertooth X79 / i7-3820 @ 4.8GHz + TRUE / 8GB RipJaws DDR3-2133 / HD6570 / 120GB Intel 520 / 4x 1TB on Areca ARC-1210 in RAID-5 / RME "HDSPe MADI" 128 Channel Audio I/O / 2x SSL AlphaLink MADI AX / 48 Mic Inputs + Fully-discrete Mic Preamps + 4260Watt PA System with 5x 18" JBL Subs :-)
NAS#1: NSC-800 ITX Case / Asus P8H61-ITX / i3-2120 / (8x) 1TB 7200.12's in RAID-6 on Areca ARC-1220 Card
NAS#2: 12TB ReadyNAS Ultra-4+ / (4x) 3TB 5K3000's
And 7 other i7/i5/C2D/C2Q PC's
04-28-07, 03:08 PM #9
Asus cables work , no need to waste any more money on some other brand cables.
04-28-07, 09:28 PM #10