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Inspiron 3670, cable motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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Re: 3670 Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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They use a 6-pin>SATA power connector cable to connect SATA drives to the motherboard. So maybe, perhaps, possibly you could use one of those cables and put a SATA>4 pin adapter on the end...?

Just a random thought...

Ron

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Tonyo3
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Re: 3670 Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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Dumb user. Tryin to use an PCI-e card that needs a 4 pin molex power supply. Dell 3670 only has those 6 pin satas on the mb

 

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Re: 3670 Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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They use a 6-pin>SATA power connector cable to connect SATA drives to the motherboard. So maybe, perhaps, possibly you could use one of those cables and put a SATA>4 pin adapter on the end...?

Just a random thought...

Ron

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   I am not a Dell employee

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savvy2
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Re: 3670 Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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they sell those simple adapters on ebay. endless and types.

i guess this unstated card is  USB3 card, with old silly IDE(PATA) power jacks, sure and ended back in 2001,

so buy a SATA POWER to PATA MOLEX adapter, bingo. fixed.

sata 15 to pata 4

if you need a link to it ask.  but ebay finds it in seconds..... if you just look.

I am not Dell, I am retired from this industry since 2009,
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savvy2
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Re: 3670 Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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the classic dell conundrum, the lack of cables.

the PSU has 2, that only run the mobo

then there is spring off cable, for HDD and DVD.

so you gander at the lack of cable, omg what cheap skates, with no extra cables, is that it> (and first)

if you do have a 2nd SATA POWER CABLE you sure can adapt it to PATA> (iDE relic tech)

if im not wrong, there is 2nd port on the mobo that is power cable option 2 for 2nd HDD /SSD,

if missing buy that first. connector at bottom right corner of your MOBO 6 pins is that power connector

and may come in 2 types,  1 drive, and 2 drive options. (IDK im not dell but seen this)

my fine T3610 has that cable and it not connected but tie  wrapped to the frame of PC , just incase needed, put there by dell.

 

here is the double kit

here is the molex adaptor,. sata to pata. power.

 

next time post photo of insides of a PC, and magic happens. (no long long posts)

I am not Dell, I am retired from this industry since 2009,
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savvy2
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Re: 3670 Power cable from motherboard to a 4 pin molex for a pci-e card

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calif source not China

 

 

I am not Dell, I am retired from this industry since 2009,
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