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Do hard drives come with an SATA cable?

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    Do hard drives come with an SATA cable?

    Just bought a HDD on amazon and I was wondering if it comes with an SATA cable. It didnt say it did, nor did it say it didnt include one. If not, where could I buy one? Walmart? Best buy?

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    It depends. Often they are oem drives - no screws or leads included.

    You might need screws, sata data cable and molex - sata power cable. They are usually very cheap on Amazon, Scan, Aria, etc.

    I expect they have them in Best Buy.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Do hard drives come with an SATA cable?

    If not, where could I buy one? Walmart? Best buy?
    YES, or any PC store.
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    Thanks for the quick answer.
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    It depends on what brand of my Seagate hybrid had one. Western Digital never supplies any unless maybe if you buy it in the box
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