External hdd as priamry hdd? Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: October 24, 2011 11:53 AM in Storage Share a_tractor October 24, 2011 6:04:54 AM can you use a external hdd as an internal hdd? More about : external hdd priamry hdd Hawkeye22 a c 318 G Storage October 24, 2011 11:53:25 AM As long as your motherboard has available sata or IDE ports and you can get the drive out of it's enclosure then yes, it should work fine although it may need reformatted, which is rare. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSATA HDD won't boot without IDE HDD Forumcpu overheating? ForumADATA External HDD didnot open ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd ?????? ForumHow to recover data from an external , unrecognized hdd ? ForumMy "Buffalo HD-PNTU3" External HDD has stopped working ForumHow to stream movies/photos from external HDD to apple tv ForumShould I get an SSD + HDD or is an SSD + External okay? ForumHow to Convert RAW External HDD to NTFS or How to Format RAW Drive ? ForumExternal HDD Virus? No files visible, but capacity nearly full. ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumHow to repair an external hard drive ForumSeagate external hard drive ForumI want to format my seagate external hard drive for mac ForumExternal drive won\'t boot ForumRun software from hard drive in external enclosure ForumExternal hdd lost partition ForumRecover data from External Hard drive Forum[Solved] External Storage and Cluster Size Forum[Solved] NEED HELP PLEASE WITH EXTERNAL HDD More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !