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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by neil_b, 25 May 2011.

  1. neil_b

    neil_b Member

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    Is it me, or are SATA power connectors really hard to push on to the plugs on the storage devices, or are they really meant to that tight????
     
  2. jasonst888

    jasonst888 New Member

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    They often can be a little tough, just make sure you have it straight on, simple thing I know, which you are probs doing but worth mentioning. Generally I abide by the rule if the cable doesn't want to go on, don't force it! Rather dbl check all is gd first! but sata power cables have always been the exception...:idea:
     
  3. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    Never noticed that they're really tight, but I guess they have to be otherwise they'd probably always fall out lol
     
  4. Kakeshoma

    Kakeshoma New Member

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    It varies how far you can push the power connector in, but I havent had any SATA connectors that was difficult to get in place.
    Careful so you dont break anything, and get the notch on the right side :)
     
  5. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    It should definitely be firm but as all ready said, make sure you're putting it in the right way.
     
  6. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Heh, tight...


    (sorry)
     
  7. shah

    shah New Member

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    :hehe:
     
  8. GregTheRotter

    GregTheRotter New Member

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    If all else fails, lube that puppy up and have another bash :D
     
  9. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    If all else fails, lube it up and stick it in the VGA port (ask your computer nicely first) :D
     
  10. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    Heh, reread my post and see what you mean! I pride myself on having a dirty mind and yet totally missed it - am I finally growing up? :eeek:
     
  11. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    Remember, if it don't fit, don't force it...
     
  12. Kakeshoma

    Kakeshoma New Member

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    Hehe I know, I had to do that do, many words to take the wrong way...
    Hard, tight, fit, push... >>
     
  13. shah

    shah New Member

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    You are not the only one!!! Try to read the thread again, it is jokes :hehe:
     
  14. murraynt

    murraynt Well-Known Member

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    I always find it's harder to pull out. Always have to wriggle it.
     
  15. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    Personally I hate it when it bends the wrong way and you have to twist it upside down. If you have stubby fingers it can be very awkward to manoeuvre into the correct position. Sometimes you just have to give in and flip the mounting.
     
  16. Telltale Boy

    Telltale Boy Designated CPC Jetwhore

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    Sounds painful. :naughty:

    Just carrying on the current innuendo of the thread for continuity... ofcourse.
     
  17. shah

    shah New Member

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    This should improve with practise :D
     
  18. bdigital

    bdigital Is re-building his PC again

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    spit on it if its dry.

    classic
     
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  19. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    :hehe::hehe::hehe:

    +rep
     

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