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Hello Im doing internal maintenance on my 2nd PC at the moment.. All hard ware is fine etc. But one of my sata cables was broken, so I went to replace and found my self out of sata cables.

I wondering if the red sata cable (which is for DVD drives if Im not mistaken?????) will work with a hard drive?
 
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red sata cables will work with hdd's, ssds, optical drives and so on, but just be aware of that many of the old red sata cables can't run SATA 6GB/s they fail at doing that other than that, they r fine.
 
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Ok thanks
 

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the cable color is purely optical, there is no functional difference.
 
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Ok thanks... Google really didn't tell much about the coloring