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hi,

i have his old 80gb laptop HDD and i was wondering if i could make it run on my desktop? i have an extra ata cable but how could i power it?

what do you guys think i can do?
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Is it SATA or PATA?
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Is it SATA or PATA?
it is sata
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If it's SATA then standard SATA Power will work. If you don't have any extra SATA Power cables from your PSU, you can use one of these.
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If it's SATA then standard SATA Power will work. If you don't have any extra SATA Power cables from your PSU, you can use one of these.
alright i see. i think i have few extras on the psu but i dont think they'll fit on the laptops HDD because the slot is longer.
post #6 of 8
Do you have the model of the hard drive perchance?
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Do you have the model of the hard drive perchance?
its a hitachi

sata
capacity 80GB
RPM 5400
Firmware c74p

HTS541680J9SA00

i found an extra power cable and it fits! thanks!!
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i found an extra power cable and it fits! thanks!!
Excellent
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