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I connected my osz vertex 2 using a cable that says eSata on it.

Is this cable correct in terms of giving me the correct amount of throughput?

Is should be able to support 3 GB/s I believe.

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eSata? Are you connecting it externally?

All you need is a regular Sata cable.

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no not externally, internally. It is the only cable I have. just want to know if it is going to limit things on my sata ii ssd. –  user27449 Oct 16 '11 at 23:34
    
WIkipedia says "The external connector has no "L"-shaped key, and the guide features are vertically offset and reduced in size. This prevents the use of unshielded internal cables in external applications and vice-versa." –  RedGrittyBrick Oct 17 '11 at 14:16
    
@RedGrittyBrick: I figured he has a regular Sata cable, since it is uncommon to "accidentally" buy an eSata cable. Vice versa is more common. –  surfasb Oct 17 '11 at 15:24
    
@codecompleting: I assume you are user27449 and by "board" you mean motherboard. If the cable's connectors fit you should be OK for 3 GB/s (assuming controller and device support it). –  RedGrittyBrick Oct 17 '11 at 20:37

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