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I've bought a new optical drive. It's a Samsung SH-S223C with SATA connection (see the below image). Since it is OEM with no box, no cable came with it, so I need two cables now. Since I have an extra SATA power cable, it's OK, but I have to buy the data cable.

What type of cable should I buy? If you please give a picture of it besides its type as well, I'll be happy. My motherboard is GigaByte P43-ES3G.

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A standard (internal) SATA cable should be required, Wikipedia has a picture (the required cable is on the left):

SATA cables

This will connect to the one of the yellow SATA ports shown on the bottom left (from GigaByte's webpage for the GA-P43-ES3G):

GA-P43-ES3G motherboard

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Thanks for help, mate. – Mehper C. Palavuzlar Mar 16 '10 at 19:21

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