Old 08-04-2019, 01:15 AM   #1
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Default SATA 3 Connections on the back of my computer

I have "SATA" 3 connections on the back of my computer they look like
USB connectors.
I have searched the web trying to find what best use I can get from these connections.
Is anybody able to tell me what choices I have with these?
Can I run a SSD off them or what.
I am at a loss, this is bugging me I even have extension cables for them.

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Old 08-04-2019, 03:09 AM   #2
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESATAp
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:20 AM   #3
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did eSata ever get anywhere?
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Old 08-04-2019, 09:53 AM   #4
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Thunderbolt came along and made it a moot point.

But if you have the ports you can get cables and use them. They do what they do. (Including providing bandwidth for a SSD just like an internal SATA3 connection.)
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Old 08-04-2019, 10:16 AM   #5
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Thanks guys
Thanks Stella the wiki has the information many thanks the one thing I never looked at yes the the signal but not the power thing that was what was nagging me!
SATA 3 is not that slow though, good enough for audio,

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