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Getting a 2.5" laptop HD to be a either external or Desktop internal

Last response: in Storage
October 26, 2012 9:57:18 AM

This has been on my mind, i have a few laptop hds that i would like to use as either external hard drives or internal hard drives as to hold data, what would all be needed in either of these?

I bought a couple adapters.

Now, with these is this enough to do what i am intending on doing, using it as the primary hard drive on a system?

Either external, internal does not matter, and if i need more cords to make it happen ill prob buy them i have a few laptop HDs, ones a 640gb freshly pulled from a parted out dv7-4xxx beats edition :sol: 
a b G Storage
October 26, 2012 11:48:13 AM

Are the laptop drives ide, and are you connecting them to sata or ide connections?