Ideas on SSD install/Upgrade w Hp Pavilion 724c Tags: SSD HP Pavilion HD Solid State Storage Last response: November 18, 2011 5:40 PM in Storage Share Sentient2 November 18, 2011 3:57:56 PM Can I add or must I replace the HD on my HP Pavilion 724C with a Solid State Drive? More about : ideas ssd install upgrade pavilion 724c bobusboy November 18, 2011 5:19:22 PM You can probably add one if your computer has extra SATA connections; but to get your operating system on the SSD you will have to reinstall it; this will cause you to lose all your data unless you back it up. JohnnyLucky a c 233 G Storage November 18, 2011 5:40:09 PM Open your pc case and take a look. See of there is an extra drive bay and an extra SATA 2 or SATA 3 connection on the motherboard. Here is a link to the official HP "how to" page for installing or replacing a drive in the HP724c desktop pc: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph... BTW - How old is your pc? The 724c was first introduced in January 2003. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer k1114 a b G Storage November 18, 2011 5:40:12 PM The pc is too old and has no sata ports and no pcie ports, it's ide and agp. You cannot even use a ssd. http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Docume... Edit: Well acuatlly there are ide to sata adapters but why bother. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIdeas on SSD install/Upgrade w Hp Pavilion Laptop ForumNetwork Security via Hardware Firewall ForumMy first PC build ForumMy first PC build ForumMy first Build, $2000 Rig, Any ideas ? ForumUpdating from 98 to XP ForumDid you do a direct UPGRADE from WIN98SE? Did it work for .. ForumOCZ Vertex 4 128G SSD hangs at spalsh screen ForumSSD issues in Windows ForumDell Inspiron 15R Special Edition OR HP dv6t-7000 ForumIntel x25-m 80GB SSD windows 7 or windows xp ? ForumHow to prioritize SSD in my laptop budget? ForumHP Infinity Screen?? ForumCasual Conversation Thread Mk III ForumPower Supply Recommendation Needed ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumMSata SSD (Smart Response) Combo with SSD or Harddisk ForumSsd are insane!! ForumDoes hibernation damages an SSD in a long run? ForumShould i get this SSD? (OCZ vertex 3) More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !