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Simple internal hard drive question?


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Snacktapus

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Im looking to buy a new SATA hard drive for my desktop PC and have seen both 2.5" and 3.5" advertised.

Are both compatible? What is the difference?
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They are both compatible with your motherboard if it uses SATAs(the only difference is physical size). Look in your case manual to see which one fits your sepcific case. 3.5" is more common. Hope this helps.
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They are both compatible with your motherboard if it uses SATAs(the only difference is physical size). Look in your case manual to see which one fits your sepcific case. 3.5" is more common. Hope this helps.
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yep...the 2.5" are made to fit in laptops so you will need a adapter to mount it in the standard drive cage in a tower
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Thats great. Thanks!!!
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your welcome... :)
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