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Serial ATA hard disk drive installation - ThinkCentre A50, S50
  1. Locate the signal cable that came with your computer or with the new drive.
    Note: When replacing a parallel ATA with a serial ATA hard disk drive, you must obtain the signal cable. It is not included with your computer.
  2. Locate the SATA connectors on the system board. See "Identifying parts on the system board".
  3. Connect one end of the signal cable to the drive and the other to either the SATA 1 IDE or the SATA 2 IDE connector on the system board.
    Note: It makes no difference which SATA connector you use.
    connect cables to serial ATA hard disk drive
  4. Connect a power connector to the drive.
  5. Lower the drive bay into the normal position.

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