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There's no such thing as a SATA 6Gbps cable

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Just a heads up people, don't go wasting money on so called SATA 6Gbps cables, as there's no such thing. The SATA-IO which is the organization behind the SATA standard never changed the cable standard since the original SATA 1.5Gbps spec.
As long as you're using an undamaged cable, you shouldn't see any performance difference, although there's always the possibility of poor quality cables, but that should be fairly obvious as it means you'd have some serious problems with your computer not detecting the drive properly.
On the other hand I would highly recommend the new slim-type SATA cables (note, not the ones for slim-line notebook drives), such as these ones from Akasa, as the cables are not only much thinner, but also more flexible and even the connectors are physically smaller which makes this type of cables a lot easier to work with. http://www.akasa.co.uk/update.php?tpl=p ... -CBSA05-BK
In the US they only seem to be available in fairly long lengths so far, such as this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812816062
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Good to know because I find they make the "Sata 6Gbps" cables to be ugly red colors or something that sticks outs like a sore thumb in ur case. I will bust out the standard black ones now
 
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