How large of a harddrive can I install in a Dell inspirion 5100? Tags: CPUs Partition Hard Drives Dell Last response: February 18, 2010 10:42 PM in CPUs Share buckeye93 February 17, 2010 1:16:23 AM Hello, how large of a hdd can i install in a dell inspirion 5100? I would like to install 250gb and partition it 130/120. More about : large harddrive install dell inspirion 5100 dagra February 17, 2010 1:46:54 AM buckeye93 said:Hello, how large of a hdd can i install in a dell inspirion 5100? I would like to install 250gb and partition it 130/120. This question probably belongs in the "Storage" section. You'll have no problem putting a 250GB HDD in that "Inspiron 5100" I had a 5150 before Dell replaced it with a 6400, after it almost caught on fire... I go with WD's myself, and believe I had a 160GB in it at the time. Good Luck, Dagra m 0 l ulysses35 a b à CPUs February 18, 2010 10:42:25 PM The only real issue = Hard drive type SATA or IDE. Since a 120gb drive is the same physical size as a 500gb drive m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow do i wipe the hard drive clean on a dell inspirion 5100 Forum How to install processor graphics on dell inspirion n5010 Forum How to install my old seagate hard drive into my new Dell inspirion computer Forum SolvedHow do I install a new harddrive in my dell latitude d800? Forum Solveddrivers need to be installed for dell inspirion n5050 after installing windows 7 Forum SolvedCan I install an nvidia 9600GT on a Dell Dimension 5100c? Forum SolvedHow can I get my Dell Dimension 5100 machine running windows 7 ultimate 64bit to support anything higher than 4 gigabytes of R Forum How do i take out the hard drive of a dell inspirion 660? Forum How do I restore Dell Inspirion 531 to a previous setting Forum Help with installing operating system after installing new HD to Dell Inspirion 17/17 R Forum SolvedHow to change the install location of a large file that is transferred via Homegroup Forum How to load a memory mmodule in a dell inspirion910 Forum How can I make my Dell inspirion M5010 able to play Skyrim Forum SolvedHow to install different windows onto the same harddrive Forum How can i recover the factory image of my dell inspirion 5010 laptop Forum How to erase hard drive from dell inspirion 1200 Forum Step by step how to format C drive on Dell Inspirion 2400 Forum Dell Inspirion 1501 "No drives detected" error when installing W7 Forum Solvedhow easy for win 7 to install on a newly wiped harddrive Forum Installed SSD on Dell XPS 435MT and Cannot get Harddrive to install by system. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !