The SATA8RA1 Right-Angle SATA Cable features a standard (straight) female Serial ATA connector as well as a right-angled (female) SATA connector, providing a simple 8-inch connection to a Serial ATA drive, even if space near the drive data port is limited. Once the right-angled SATA connector has been inserted into the SATA drive data port, the shaft of the cable is seated flush with the rear panel of the drive, eliminating the clutter of excess cable at the connection point - an ideal solution for Small Form Factor or Micro Form Factor computer cases. The right-angled SATA cable features a durable but narrow construction that helps to improve airflow within the computer case; the cable features a rugged, yet flexible design that makes it easy to connect ta SATA drive as needed, and is backed by StarTech.com's Lifetime Warranty. Right angled cable connector easily fits in hard to reach areas and tight spaces. The thinner, more flexible design of this Serial ATA cable makes it easier to connect inside the system, while improving airflow. Supports fast data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps. Compatible with Serial ATA Hard Drives, CD-RW, DVDs, and other devices. For use in servers and storage. High-end workstations. Mini tower computers. Connecting SATA Drive Arrays.