Solved Connecting laptop sata drive to desktop motherboard Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Motherboards SATA Storage Last response: March 13, 2011 1:53 AM in Storage Share peterj_67 March 11, 2011 8:54:49 PM Hello, i looked at wd website and waited 40mins on support by phone.All i want to do is buy a wd scorpio 250 and connect it in my pc (cannot afford a Velociraptor) - Will regular sata cables in the pc work? or do i need to get an adapter? More about : connecting laptop sata drive desktop motherboard Best solution MauveCloud a b V Motherboard a b G Storage March 11, 2011 10:35:44 PM Share The connectors are the same, so regular sata cables will work fine, but depending on your case, you mean need a special bracket to mount it. peterj_67 March 13, 2011 1:51:33 AM Best answer selected by peterj_67. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer peterj_67 March 13, 2011 1:53:21 AM MauveCloud said:The connectors are the same, so regular sata cables will work fine, but depending on your case, you mean need a special bracket to mount it. Thanks muchly, and may the yellow bird of paradise land on your pc Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Connecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop ( SATA ) Forum Connecting 2.5" SATA Disk to Desktop Internal SATA Forum Connecting a laptop SATA hard drive to a desktop pc Forum Can't see files on removed SATA drive attached to desktop . Forum [Solved] Connecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop ( SATA ) Forum Desktop , Laptop or both: Crucial SSD 128GB SATA M4 Forum How To Connect An 2.5 Sata ( Laptop Hardirve) In To Desktop Pc Forum Problem connecting 2.5 hard drive to desktop . Forum Connecting external hard drive on internal SATA ports Forum Slimline to normal desktop sata adapter/cable? Forum Sata laptop hd on a desktop possible? Forum How to connect a desktop sata hard disk to a laptop Forum Connecting sata laptop drive to pc Forum How to connect 2.5" SATA HDD to Desktop ? Forum SATA Laptop HDD in a Desktop - Any voltage issues? Forum 2.5 inch laptop hard drive in a desktop . Forum To RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forum Sata drive not being read by bios Forum Dvd drive plugs in where? cant believe I have to ask. Forum Hard drive not detect Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !