Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I have an older motherboard that I can't afford to replace just yet; it's the Biostar TForce 6100 AM2.

enter image description here

I recently purchased an expensive video card which is dual-width and quite large. This video card extends over the sata ports and does not have any room for straight sata cables to connect.

I managed to connect one hard drive with a sata cable with a right-angle connector, but since both ports are oriented the same direction, I can only hook up one drive this way. Is there some place to buy a "left" right-angle connector cable so I can hook up the other drive? Or do you have any other suggestions for me?

Ultimately I do plan to buy another motherboard in the Spring; I'm just hoping for an inexpensive solution to tide me over until then.

share|improve this question
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Check and scroll down to:

SATA II Device (signal) Cable Left Angle to Straight Connectors

alt text

share|improve this answer
That particular one looks like the right-angle-to-straight that I have. But the one below it, left-angle-to-right-angle, looks like it'll work. Thanks! – inklesspen Nov 24 '09 at 6:17

Is this what you are looking for?

share|improve this answer
sorry, this looks like a "right angle to straight" to me. – Molly7244 Nov 24 '09 at 3:04 search for CB-S7P7P-2X90-100

it's a 90 to 90, one looks left, one looks right.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.