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Toshiba tecra s1 hard drive size

By andyquinn
Feb 4, 2011
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  1. hi guys can any one help ive just got a toshiba tecra s1 laptop im wanting to upgrade the hard drive but the problem is a dont know what size it is 2.5 or 3.5 sata. ide i dont want to get the wrong one thanx in advance
     
  2. robin_bga

    robin_bga TS Rookie Posts: 171

    Hello Andy, its 2.5" and its an IDE and i can't go beyond 100GB if i remember correctly...
    Cheers
     
  3. andyquinn

    andyquinn TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for ur help thats put my mind to rest :)
     
  4. andyquinn

    andyquinn TS Rookie Topic Starter

    why cant you fit any bigger than 100gb
     
  5. robin_bga

    robin_bga TS Rookie Posts: 171

    i remember try a 200GB IDE but the machine failed to detect it and yet it was new...
    its worth a try... Could be that that piece had issues that i didnt know about...
     
  6. andyquinn

    andyquinn TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i just read a thread there and they were saying that any thing up to 250gb would be ok ill have a look about thanks for your help robin
     
  7. robin_bga

    robin_bga TS Rookie Posts: 171

    Then i guess my had a bios issue or tooo old, i think u might need to update it first or just try it and see...

    Welcome mate.
     

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