Replacement Hdd help

By Edwin Phate
May 18, 2008
  1. Okay well while I've made a topic about this before sort of I really am freaking out here I have it narrowed down Ill give all the info i can. Its the Hp Dv1040us.

    (original part)
    Here is the part number for Hard Drive : 367787-001
    Royce: Here is the part description :
    Royce: ATA-100 EIDE hard drive - 4,200 RPM, 2.5in form factor, 9.5mm hei ght

    So here is some info about the computer go to page 92-93 it works with a variety of their hard drives. It says 5400Rpms on 92 :s so does that mean it supports it BAHHH!

    okay so look this website offers a perfect match but I never heard of it.

    So i was thinking I should go with newegg because I know there good. here is the page for them.

    what I need to know is if the newegg hard drive will work or if you fellas/ladies have bought from them I have noticed they have older parts for the same price they would have costed when they were first introduced(look at the Geforce 6800gt $350 :s, so it makes me a little iffy.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    I don't think I would ever buy a "refurbished" laptop hard drive... The hard drive is simply an IDE 4200 rpm 60GB laptop hard drive. A 5400 rpm drive will work too. Newegg is a fine company. I buy from them all the time... It is your decision
  3. Edwin Phate

    Edwin Phate TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 140

    dude the one from Hp new is 400 dollars thats why i was looking into getting a new one from newegg instead of paying 400 for a new one from hp. So im to understand I can get a large capcity hd but ill have to update bios .....but from scratch you see my orginal hd failed so how would i go about doing that or should i just stick to a smaller drive?
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    I know the hard drives from HP or any other computer manufacturer are very expensive. You may be able to go from 60GB to 80 or 160GB without any trouble, including not having to update the laptop's bios... Try sticking with a max of 5400 rpms too
  5. Edwin Phate

    Edwin Phate TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 140

    thank you.
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