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SATA to ATA-6 Converter

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I was just wondering if there are any SATA to ATA-6 converters for laptop hard drives?

I have a laptop that uses ATA-6 and has a 30GB HDD. I will be getting a new laptop in a year or two so I would like to get a SATA drive instead of a ATA-6 so that I can use the drive in another system later on down the road.

Thanks for the help and comments.
    
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You want to upgrade your laptops hd right ? if so you will have to use whatever it supports wont be room to put one of the coverter boxes. I linked one of the converters i found newegg has some other ones but none are very small.
http://www.granitedigital.com/index....ROD&ProdID=435
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ATA-6 HDDs are like 1/2 of an inch longer than SATA HDDs. I was hoping there was a small converter that I could just slap on the end.

My dell Inspiron 1100 had some sort of converter that you could take off and put on the end of the HDD which was a ATA-6 HDD.

I looked like this.http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.c...r_1992_5574400
In the pic there is a small black adapter next to the HDD tray.

I was hoping they had something like that for SATA to ATA-6.
    
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I am interested in the same type of simple connector interface to connect a SATA drive to an ATA-6 laptop (Dell D610). Have you found any reasonable solution?
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