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Are these sata cables okay for a secondary hardrive update? (HP Pavillion dv7t-7000)

Product Name: HP Pavillion dv7t-7000
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

Are these cables okay? I just bought a 2tb hardrive ( not SSD) as my secondary hardrive. I noticed that I didn't have any SATA cables lying around, so I was looking at these two.

 

https://www.amazon.com/Power-Esata-eSATAp-Sata%EF%BC%8CHENGSHENG-eSATA/dp/B01FS3KP1C/ref=pd_lpo_vtph...

 

 

I also found this one:

https://www.amazon.com/UGREEN-Power-Esata-eSATAp-Cable/dp/B00HL87BQK/ref=pd_sbs_147_1?_encoding=UTF8...

 

 

Thank you.

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Re: Are these sata cables okay for a secondary hardrive update? (HP Pavillion dv7t-7000)

Yes those are just the cable part no caddy so are what you need. 

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Re: Are these sata cables okay for a secondary hardrive update? (HP Pavillion dv7t-7000)

No those are something entirely different. Lets you connect an external drive to an eSATA port on the outside of the chassis. eSATA ports have not been a "thing" for several years. No you need the internal caddy and proprietary cable like this:

 

https://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_5&products_id=498&zenid=fb19...

 

Full picture instructions:

 

http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=page&id=39

 

Post back with any other questions but please accept as solution if this is the answer you needed. 

 

 

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Re: Are these sata cables okay for a secondary hardrive update? (HP Pavillion dv7t-7000)

Ah. I already have a caddy, so I'm trying to look for a cheaper version.

How about these:

 

https://www.ebay.com/i/222814950554?chn=ps

 

https://www.ebay.com/i/122657113567?chn=ps

 

 

Thank you


Huffer wrote:

No those are something entirely different. Lets you connect an external drive to an eSATA port on the outside of the chassis. eSATA ports have not been a "thing" for several years. No you need the internal caddy and proprietary cable like this:

 

https://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_5&products_id=498&zenid=fb19...

 

Full picture instructions:

 

http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=page&id=39

 

Post back with any other questions but please accept as solution if this is the answer you needed. 

 

 


 

Provost
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Re: Are these sata cables okay for a secondary hardrive update? (HP Pavillion dv7t-7000)

Yes those are just the cable part no caddy so are what you need. 

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