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Quick Question Regarding SSD Installation

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August 2, 2012 8:53:57 AM

dklittle said:

Do I need an adapter along the lines of to easily install an SSD HD into a PC case?


For most (MOST) cases, you will need an adapter of some sort, to squeeze a 2.5" SSD into a 3.5" drive bay. You don't need to pay 20 bucks for it though. This would do fine:

The SSD should use standard SATA data cable and standard SATA power cable. So the cables you need *should* have come with the power supply and motherboard, if both are compatible with an SATA SSD.

On a side note, it's terrible that almost none of the current cases include 2.5" drive bays...
(getting ready for my next mid-tower build with three 2.5" hard drives...)
August 2, 2012 8:55:27 AM

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