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Using Laptop hard drive as main PC HDD

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For space reasons in a tiny case could you feasibly use a 2.5" laptop drive ,SATA/IDE ?
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Yes, if you can find a way to securely mount it, it will work. The SATA communication is standard between 2.5 and 3.5 drives, so it shouldn't be a problem.

EDIT:SATA will work, IDE will not.
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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
For space reasons in a tiny case could you feasibly use a 2.5" laptop drive ,SATA/IDE ?
you can also buy cheap adapters for IDE 2.5 to 3.5 connection, they just require a 4-pin molex but works fine :] they're like 5 bucks, as you live in the UK i dont know where you shop. gl!
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get a few and raid them, very quick and easy raid.
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