Samsung external to internal, will it work? Tags: Hard Drives Power Cable External Hard Drive Storage Last response: April 9, 2012 8:32 PM in Storage Share Tcshad April 9, 2012 1:29:58 PM My external hard drive that held all of my sensitive data (until today) has a major power cable problem... the inside of the internal case broke. So I opened it up and found that inside it is a: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-HD501LJ-500GB-Internal-... Would I be okay to stick this inside my computer with a SATA cable and a 8pin power connector? More about : samsung external internal work electrontau a b G Storage April 9, 2012 1:56:09 PM should be ok. Remember to power down computer before plugging the hard drive. I've seen people do otherwise and destroy the hd. stingstang April 9, 2012 2:17:39 PM External hard drives are usually the same things as internal ones, but with the outer cover being just a platform for aesthetics and a ubs interface. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tcshad April 9, 2012 8:32:00 PM Thanks guys, much appreciated! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources would this work?750watt corsair PSU12gb corsair RAM1tb X2 samsung Extrenal hard drive-already got 1tb Internal hardrive Forum sir i am having internal samsung 320gb hard disk now i want to know is there any possible to change my internal as external? Forum My server will not work with external IP, only with internal and local. Please. Help. Forum I have a Samsung 1tb external hard drive. It's only a couple of months old, but it suddenly doesn't seem to work. I'm not sure Forum SolvedExternal build worked, but internal did not. Please help! Forum SolvedExternal build works, internal does not Forum Computer work with external wireless network but doesnt work with internal Forum WD external won't work as an internal Forum Will a external harddrive work without a internal hard drive in place on a dell Forum Drive works as internal but keep clicking as external Forum External Hard Drive Bay with RAID -- Will My Internal Drives Work? Forum Samsung s2 portable external hard drive will not work Forum Solvedbuy wd external 3tb elements or my book or wd green internal hard disk 3tb?????? Forum SolvedCan I use Internal HDD As External USB HDD ? Forum Solved7200rpm internal hard drive as external too hot? Forum SolvedCan i use an SSD built for internal use as an external instead? Forum SolvedLaptop internal hard drive as external Forum SolvedWireless network not connectign from any device (internal or external) Forum SolvedExternal to Internal HDD Forum Solvedinstalling windows using a internal optical drive as a temporary external Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !