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A terminolgy problem

I am trying to find a computer part but none of my searches come up with what I am looking for. I am referring to the "cables" - (probably not the right term) that come from the motherboard to the hard drive. There are 2 of them: one has 5 colored wires and the other is a slim flat cable with a smaller connection into the hard drive.I am assuming that the 5 wired one is the power cable and the other is the data cable. It this one that I need the right nomenclature for because I need to purchase one so I can add another hard drive. The5 wired one has another connector.

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That sounds like a common SATA cable.
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Sounds like
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Thanks for the info and URL. I just recently ordered something from NewEgg. Right now I need to figure out which 12" data cable configuration I should use - right angle, left angle, or straight. I am also having some difficulty with the supply cable in that the distance between the two connectors is shorter than what I need. I can probably make it work if I cut a piece off the plastic caddy that holds the main SSD . The other drive is an HDD which I hope to set up for dual booting. The alignment of the drives is not quite the same.

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