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is this hard drive a standard Sata port inside? http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Canvio-Connect-Portable-HDTC805XK3A1/dp/B00R4O9S5I/ref=sr_1_3?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1443503965&sr=1-3&keywords=external+hard+drive&refinements=p_n_feature_two_browse-bin%3A562240011%2Cp_n_feature_keywords_five_browse-bin%3A7688215011%2Cp_n_condition-type%3A2224371011%2Cp_n_feature_three_browse-bin%3A668383011%2Cp_n_feature_six_browse-bin%3A5657499011%2Cp_85%3A2470955011 or is is it some proprietary connector? i want to use this in a laptop cheaper then buying bare drive biggrin.gif
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It's hard to tell without opening one up. While most external HDDs have a HDD with a SATA connector in them, some do not. But, why take a chance? Just get this 500GB WD Blue. It's even less expensive and is probably better quality.
     
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It's hard to tell without opening one up. While most external HDDs have a HDD with a SATA connector in them, some do not. But, why take a chance? Just get this 500GB WD Blue. It's even less expensive and is probably better quality.
well i was looking at the 2tb model and thats the cheapest i have seen for a 2tb laptop drive thumb.gif
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You linked a 500GB model.

You would be much better off paying more for a better drive that will be less likely to fail and lose or corrupt your data than to cheap out and buy the lowest price piece of crap you can find.. Even then, you should also get a couple of external drives to backup your data onto since even the best drives can irrecoverably fail without warning.
     
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