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Old 06-04-2019, 02:28 PM
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Sigh.. H115i Platinum- How to connect its SATA power cable

Hello guys ! I have this AIO cooler and I installed it in the case. Now I have to power it, but I don’t know if is necessary an individual SATA power cable from the PSU, or is enough a SATA power connector from a serial SATA power cable.
I saw a comment on the Internet about somebody wich used a serial SATA power cable to power the cooler and other devices too, but the cooler had issues.
I don’t remember exactly what issues he said, maybe about the fans or the RGB.
He said after changing to an individual SATA power cable from the PSU, the cooler had a normal functioning.
He said that initially wanted to use less cables from the PSU, for to have a good cable management options.
The question is that is true and the cooler requires an individual SATA power cable only for it, or can be used a serial SATA power cable wich power the cooler and other devices too, for example an SSD or an HDD, without getting issues.
Do you have heard about such a problem ? I will try to find again that comment, and if I will find it, I will put the link here.
My PSU is a very good PSU- Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 1000W, I don’t think to not be capable to deliver the proper voltage to all devices, thinking maybe his PSU was culpable for the situation descripted above.
Thank you very much.

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Old 07-04-2019, 12:31 AM
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Your PSU should have no issues supplying adequate power to the cooler either way. My H115i is connected to the same SATA cable that powers a Samsung SSD, I have had no problems at all.
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Old 07-04-2019, 06:54 AM
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It depends what else is on the same SATA line. Connecting your cooler in with a couple of SSDs is not a problem and those use little more than a fan. On the other hand, while running cooler with two high speed fans plys pump and lighting, plus a Commander Pro with 6 fans, plus your RGB Lighting Hub with 6 fans all on the same line may just be within limits, there is no good reason to do so. Your PSU has a decent spread of 2/3/4 head SATA connectors and those flat wires, so if you need to run another it won't be terrible. Most people do not.
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