Home Forums Tech Helproom Power, adding extra Hard Drive? Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Power, adding extra Hard Drive? dangerus1 06:42 11 Nov 2013 Locked Answered I have a spare 160Gb HDD (Pata IDE Sata?) that I want to add to an old PC, I know the ribbon connector is compatible but what about the power to it, is there a spare one in there or will I have to add a new cable. It is a 4 prong connector. onthelimit1 08:38 11 Nov 2013 The easiest way is to open the box and have a look! PSUs vary in the number of outlets. If there isn't a spare, you can get doublers from place like Maplins or just off ebay. Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:30 11 Nov 2013 There is probably a spare (usually 4 2 HDD 1 CD 1 DVD for old machines) doublerenter link description here can be had from amazon dangerus1 14:39 11 Nov 2013 Answer onthelimit1, I have to open the case to fit the HDD Fruit Bat, now I have seen the double cable connections I will go ahead. Many thanks. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.