When connecting serial ATA devices to your motherboard or host controller, you want a permanent solution. The last thing you need is a cable that could fatigue, or even fail over time, because of bending or stress occurring right at the critical connection. The angled connectors deliver the cable at a more desired angle and are fortified to keep the cable lined up straight. So you'll continue to receive the performance you expect from your serial ATA drive long after you've plugged it in. Cables To Go offers this serial ATA cable which minimizes clutter, increases airflow and provides maximum transfer rates. Serial ATA cable by Cables To Go is designed to handle the differential signals implemented in today's technology. This ensures increased throughput and reduced data packet loss. The 7-pin, Serial ATA cable permits higher data transmission rates, reduce crosstalk, and improve signal integrity. This cable reduces overheating and save internal space within the CPU unit for easy movement when adding or removing hard drives, PCI cards or other adapters.