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 372 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 What exactly is the difference between a Hybrid Drive and a SSD/HDD? - Forum Is the 1TB 3.5" SEAGATE HYBRID DRIVE A fast drive? - Forum Looking to upgrade to SSD/Hybrid drive - Forum Hybrid SSHD Drive - Forum 1TB 5400 rpm Hybrid Hard Drive vs 1TB 5400 rpm Hard 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 SolvedHybrid drive not showing in My Computer Forum SolvedWill a Hybrid SSD Drive improve performance if the OS is not on it? Forum SolvedSSD component of hybrid drive failing -- can I disable? does it matter? Forum SolvedHybrid drive power consumption Forum SolvedHybrid Drive vs Hdd + Ssd cache? Forum SolvedWhich storage drive should I get? SSD, HDD, or Hybrid? Forum SolvedHybrid hard drive raid 0 vs normal hard drive? Forum SolvedCopying Windows 7 to Hybrid Drive on new MB Forum SolvedSingle HDD to RAID 1 Setup with new Hybrid Drive Forum SolvedSSHD (Hybrid Drive) vs HDD Boost vs SSD? Forum SolvedHow do I access the SSD portion of a hybrid drive Forum SolvedBest hybrid drive Forum SolvedNew Hybrid Seagate Drive, What do I need ? Forum SolvedHybrid or Solid State Drive Forum SolvedSeagate ST1000LM014 Momentus XT 2.5" SATA Solid State Hybrid Drive can i use this in my pc build ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !