New hard drive- does it come with power cable ?

  livewire 20:09 02 Nov 2006

I am interested in purchasing this hard drive as a secondary IDE:

click here

I can see it comes with an IDE cable... but how do I connect it to the PSU? does it come with its own power supply? or will there already be a cable from the PSU?

I am really confused!

  skidzy 20:10 02 Nov 2006

You should have the connections from the psu availble.

  citadel 20:12 02 Nov 2006

you just use one of the spare connectors on the psu.

  livewire 20:13 02 Nov 2006

Oh right, excellent! Thanks :D

  rodriguez 20:14 02 Nov 2006

That's exactly the same drive as I've got and I paid about £79. But that was a few years ago. Anyway, you'll have a power cable coming off the PSU that will plug into it. Just a 4 pin cable with red, black and yellow cables. You'll see how it plugs in when you get the computer apart, it's pretty simple.

  Pamy 21:36 02 Nov 2006

cannot see where it says it comes with IDE cable

  skidzy 21:39 02 Nov 2006

Under techinal data:


* Cables Included: 1 x IDE cable
* Package Type: Retail

  Pamy 21:47 02 Nov 2006

skidzy, livewire, yes you are correct, comes with IDE cable

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