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Old 03-22-2010, 04:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default External HDD for inside usage?

I have a Fujitsu 60gb
Fujitsu 60GB ATA - 6 Hard Drive - CA06531-B22200C1

I was wondering if i can get that to be used inside.
With SATA cables if possible?

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Old 03-22-2010, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That looks like a laptop HDD... as far as I know you won't be able to use a laptop HDD internally in a desktop. Definately not with SATA cables, as that is an ATA interface (IDE), and not Serial-ATA (SATA).

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Old 03-22-2010, 10:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ha! actually you can i found a PATA to IDE converter i can use inside.
But now gotta have that ugly ide cable clogging up space =/

I heard there is a PATA to SATA but cant find it, if any1 knows a place. Please!!! tell me.
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The connector your looking for does exist, and yes you can install it inside... although i am not sure if the sata port will pick the drive properly.
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