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Old 02-14-06, 09:11 AM Thread Starter   #1
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SATA cable length


Does SATA cable length affect data transfer speeds? I am in need of a longer SATA cable (36" over my current 18") will this affect any of my transfer speeds? The two drives that I am using are 74Gb Raptor and Deskstar 250gb.
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I am using a 24" with my samsung and i have seen no reduction in speeds..

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No, there is no reduction at all.

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SATA's maximum cable length is 1 meter (39inch).

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