Possible to swap Sata SSD for 1.8\ Tags: SSD Hard Drives SATA Storage Last response: January 29, 2013 2:03 PM in Storage Share calcuttia January 29, 2013 1:52:42 PM currently i have 1.8 pata ssd hdd, is it possible to replace it with faster sata ssd for toshiba R500 laptop ?? More about : swap sata ssd COLGeek a b G Storage January 29, 2013 1:59:11 PM Only if your Toshiba motherboard also supports SATA devices (which according to this link, it does have a SATA HDD): http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=3861 Are you sure you have a PATA HDD? clarkjd a b G Storage January 29, 2013 2:03:20 PM Not unless the laptop has a SATA controller... COLGeek is correct.(I've GOT to remember to refresh before posting) Also I am not aware of a PATA SSD.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum(e) SATA Hot- Swap ? ForumPossible to swap 2.5" Pata HDD for Sata SSD ? ForumBest possible combination for RAID with SSD and HDD ForumAntec EA-650 + Lian Li PC-Q 18 : Will it fit?? ForumHow can I tell if my Gateway DX4710-09 M.board supports sata hot- swap ? Forum1.8 micro SATA to 2.5 regular SATA ? ForumSATA III SSD and Level 10 GT case ForumDual Booting SSD + HDD ForumSamsung 840 120gb or SanDisk 128gb on SATA II? ForumSsd possible in Intel SR1560 server ForumInstalling OS on SSD throught PCI SATA III Adapter ForumMaking new SSD my primary hard drive (New Rig) ForumSSD swap out: Clone or restore? ForumGA-Z68XP-UD4 w/ SSD Reporting as SATA 2 not SATA 3 ForumCan I swap an optical drive for a SSD ? ForumNVIDIA nForce SATA hot- swap : feed up! ForumSSD Sata 3 [6gb/s] (Sandforce) is it worth it now? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumSSD in RAID ForumWhich 120gb SSD should I buy for SATA 2? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !