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Old 01-27-2020, 05:35 PM
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Default Accidentally used a superflower sata modular cable in my Corsair PSU

I have a Corsair RM 750W Gold PSU, in my other system I have a superflower PSU. I was installing a new SSD in my PC that has the corsair PSU and I needed to add a modular sata power cable to it. I accidentally added the superflower sata power cable to my corsair PSU, I then added the SSD and I was baffled as to why my system was only turning on for less than a second. I removed the new SSD I installed and everything booted fine, I tried it again and the same thing happened. Long story short is took me a little while to figure out what actually happened, I used the wrong modular sata power cable

Anyways, I replaced it with the correct cable and everything is fine. System booted fine with no issues. Even the SSD still works fine without issue. Is their anything I should be aware of? Would this usually damage a system? The PSU in question is a Corsair RM750W Gold, I'm just paranoid I might have damaged something or is this unlikely?
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Old 01-27-2020, 07:14 PM
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There is always the potential for hardware damage when you use an incompatible cable. By the sound of it your power supply did its job and protected your hardware when it detected an incompatible cable was attached.
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