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Connection type?

By GAWoods
Mar 15, 2014
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  1. I have this dell laptop, XPS M1330 that I bought new the ship date was 01/08/2008. I have been wanting to upgrade to a SSD but I don't know what kind of connector the system board has on it. It is some of SATA connector but it has separate power connector. I am hoping someone can tell me what type of connector this is and do they make a SSD with this type of connector.

    You can view the photo I took of the drive here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/20707811@N06/13177305443/
     
  2. hopgop1

    hopgop1 TS Booster Posts: 161   +27

    Those connectors are SATA and SATA power (the longer one is SATA power). No idea how it works on a laptop though, I think the connectors just are fixed in place where the old HDD was. Before buying an SSD though, make sure it fits in the old space and you should be good, correct me if I'm wrong on any of this though.
     
  3. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 777   +57

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