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Last response: in Storage
January 25, 2011 9:12:56 AM

I have a hewlet packard s5653uk computer and have a sata hard drive from a bust laptop.
I want to connect the hard drive and run linux on it. how do i connect the laptop hard drive and what connectors do i need?

Manufacturer: MSI
Motherboard Name: MS-7613
HP/Compaq motherboard name: Iona-GL8E

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a b G Storage
January 25, 2011 1:47:46 PM

You should be able to use a standard SATA cable from one of your unused SATA ports on the motherboard. I am not sure about the power connection of the laptop hard drive, and your PSU. You may need an adapter (MOLEX to SATA) for that