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What is my External SATA port used for?

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I have a port on the outside of my computer SATA (picture attached) What is it used for?  I though it was something you could connect a hard drive to ahd copy information to the computer. If it is, it doesn't work. a cord goes from this port directly to the motherboard. Is it connected right? if so, what do I use it for?

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