- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 7/2009 on page 77
Powering a Second Hard Drive
Just about every hands-on computer builder knows the problem: you've acquired an extra hard drive or cooling fan but there are no spare cables or connectors to power these additional components inside the computer case. In situations like this splitter cables, also called Y-cables, can be a blessing. But what if you don't have one of these to hand and the local computer shop is closed?