Can an WD scorpio mobile hard disk be used in an desktop? for storage Tags: Hard Drives Mobile Western Digital Desktops Storage Last response: November 5, 2009 4:45 AM in Storage Share donaldchua November 5, 2009 2:59:19 AM can my hard disk be used in my desktop? More about : scorpio mobile hard disk desktop storage | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove TheViper November 5, 2009 3:05:30 AM Yes you can. But you will need to buy an adapter for it to fit in the 3.5" drive slot in the case. | Report abuse HVDynamo November 5, 2009 3:07:55 AM If its a SATA drive, you will only need to figure out how to mount it as the SATA connectors are the same for a laptop drive as they are for a desktop drive, however if it is a parallel drive then you need both a mounting solution and an adaptor. | Report abuse TheViper November 5, 2009 3:16:16 AM The Scorprio's are SATA. He just needs a 3.5" bracket. Here's a good one for $7.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse sub mesa November 5, 2009 4:45:06 AM Or just use duct tape. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Can an WD scorpio mobile hard disk be used in an desktop? for storage> Related ressources: ForumWestern Digital scorpio blue performance? ForumWD Scorpio blue 500gb HDD not working ForumWD Scorpio 2.5-inch Hard Drive Problem - Please Read ForumWD 10JUCT or WD 10JPVT? 2.5" 9.5mm 1TB decision ForumConventional Hard Drive Obsoletism? Samsung's 32 GB Flash D ForumToshiba L635-SP3003L doesn't recognize HDD WD Scorpio Blue WD 5000BPVT ForumEnergy Efficient Desktop PC ForumLooking for a Desktop Replacement (variable budget) ForumAre Laptop Hard Drives Mobile ? ForumZFS vs hardware RAID for low power file server ForumSolution for "A disk read error occurred." ForumSegate or WD for external hard disk 1TB? ForumHard Disk Storage - Strange Problem ForumWindows 8 Raid 0 on 2 ssd's with an internal sata hdd for storage Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumAdding a hard drive with xp to a vista computer ForumHard drive size wrong windows 7 ForumNeed to recover data from recently crashed SAMSUNG 250GB Hard Disk ForumBoot ISO's on Hard Drives ForumHard Disk Performance More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !