Dell laptop HDD replacement, not the usual type...

By gamingguy27
Sep 5, 2006
  1. Hello,

    I'm replacing a friends laptop hard drive, everything went ok I bought a standard 2.5" disc from eBuyer, took out the old one and instead of the normal array of pins it was a large flat connector with no power input.

    What type of hard dsic is this?

    The old one was called an IBM somthing or other, (the label was ripped).


  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837

    It is a 2.5" form factor SATA drive using the standard SATA connector.
  3. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 716


    I wasnt aware you can get 2.5" SATA drives... Not here in Australia anyways.


  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837

  5. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 716


    You learn something new everyday!


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