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Sata laptop hd on a desktop possible?

Hello people from toms. First of all i want to thank you in advance because i know u will help me, as u always do :D


My question is simple: can i use a laptop 2.5 drive on a desktop? its sata, so it has the energy and data conectors that fits the desktop. There is any problem? i dont know, maybe an energy problem? it can get burned?

thank you again, i hope u answer me soon
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  2. carboncallate said:
    Hello people from toms. First of all i want to thank you in advance because i know u will help me, as u always do :D


    My question is simple: can i use a laptop 2.5 drive on a desktop? its sata, so it has the energy and data conectors that fits the desktop. There is any problem? i dont know, maybe an energy problem? it can get burned?

    thank you again, i hope u answer me soon


    No problem using the laptop drive. Just remember that laptop drives are typically 5400 rpm and slightly slower. I have an old 80 gig laptop drive that I use as kind of a super size thumb drive.

    Mark
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  4. ty for ur help markwp :D ill use it on the desktop right now :D
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