Hybrid drive Tags: Desktops Seagate Storage Last response: June 18, 2012 8:33 PM in Storage Share garryash June 18, 2012 4:12:17 AM can anyone tell me if a Seagate Momentus 2.5 inch XT ST95005620AS 500GB will work OK in a desktop PC as all references I can find indicate its for laptops More about : hybrid drive Hawkeye22 a c 318 G Storage June 18, 2012 7:31:59 PM A 2.5" drive will work in a desktop, but you may need a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter to fit it in an empty bay. garryash June 18, 2012 7:33:51 PM Hawkeye22 said:A 2.5" drive will work in a desktop, but you may need a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter to fit it in an empty bay. many thanks thast all I neede to know. now to convince the dragon - (sorry - mean other half) Related resources Crucial M4 256GB SSD vs Seagus 750GB 7200RPM Hybrid Drive ? - Forum I bought a new seagate momentus hybrid drive and my dell cimension e521 won\'t b - Forum Which is best: Hybrid + Backup drive or SSD boot + storage? - Forum MSATA vs. Hybrid Drives - Forum Need a hybrid drive - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ram1009 a b G Storage June 18, 2012 8:09:17 PM IMHO, the drive you're considering has all the disadvantages of a HDD and few (if any) of the advantages of an SSD. It's a solution in search of a problem. SinisterSalad June 18, 2012 8:33:02 PM It's a great drive for general use. I've had two of them. Don't listen to ram. As Hawkeye said, you'll need an adapter, it won't come with one. They're like $5 on Newegg, though. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSSD+HDD or Hybrid Drive ? ForumMomentus Solid State Hybrid Drive ForumCheap, effective device for combining SSD and HDD into hybrid drive ForumCan ramdisk act like a hybrid drive ? ForumIs this a good value for a hybrid drive ? ForumHybrid drive life span - namely Momentus XT ForumHybrid hard drives? Need help ASAP ForumSolid State Hybrid Drive ForumHybrid SSD Seagate Momentus XT Drive Test Results Beating SSDs ? ForumWhat is a " Hybrid 4G Serial ATA" hard disk drive ? Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumNeed a hybrid drive ForumSSD+HDD or Hybrid Drive? ForumCheap, effective device for combining SSD and HDD into hybrid drive Forum[Solved] Momentus Solid State Hybrid Drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !