Solved Can I use laptop 2.5 inch SATA in Desktop? Tags: Homebuilt Laptops SATA Desktops Cable Systems Last response: August 20, 2011 12:03 AM in Systems Share Xzar December 27, 2010 9:10:18 PM My cousin's laptop died. Can I connect her laptop's 2.5 inch SATA hard drive in my desktop? I plan on using the Desktop SATA power cable and SATA data cable. Will this cause problems? More about : laptop inch sata desktop mdd1963 a b B Homebuilt system December 27, 2010 9:22:38 PM YOu can use it, once it is safely mounted.....should not cause any issues. m 0 l Best solution masterjaw December 28, 2010 12:50:13 AM Yes you can. The connections were actually the same (SATA cable and power) as 3.5" variant. The only difference was the size. Share Related resources Can i use a 2.5Inch SATA in my desktop? - Forum Can I use laptop 2.5" sata in desktop without losing data? - Forum Using a laptop 2.5 inch disk in a Desktop - Forum Use 2.5" SATA drive in T5026 desktop... - Forum Which 2.5 inch sata drive for a dell laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Xzar December 28, 2010 1:21:46 AM Best answer selected by xzar. m 0 l Xzar December 28, 2010 1:22:54 AM mdd1963 said:YOu can use it, once it is safely mounted.....should not cause any issues. Ok, thanks for the info guys. Now I can proceed without worry. This is how technology should be like! Easy compatibility everywhere. m 0 l UncleEd August 20, 2011 12:03:13 AM masterjaw said:Yes you can. The connections were actually the same (SATA cable and power) as 3.5" variant. The only difference was the size. Once the 2.5" drive is out of the laptop there may be a plastic clip-connector over the normal sata connections. Pull that off and you can use the mode sata cables that most desktop PC's systems use. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources can i power a 3.5 inch Sata drive using usb adapter from 2.5 inch external drive? Forum 2.5 inch laptop hard drive in a desktop. Forum Can i upgrade 160gb of my laptop HDD 2.5inches sata in my super slim Ps3 12gb? Forum How To Connect An 2.5 Sata (Laptop Hardirve) In To Desktop Pc Forum Help:Having issues transplanting a used 2.5 inch hdd as my laptops secondary. Forum SolvedAny problems if I used a 2.5" laptop HDD in a desktop? Forum Laptop 2.5" SATA on a desktop PC - Bios long beeps Forum SolvedHP Pavilion dv7-1285dx & New HGST Travelstar 2.5-Inch 500GB 5400RPM SATA Forum I havea 5.25 sata to usb adapter, can i use it on sata laptop drives? Forum 2.5" Laptop drive interface problem -- could use help (SATA vs SATA II) Forum Can I use a 160 GB 2.5" laptop HDD as my main HDD for my new desktop? Forum SolvedWhich 7200rpm 2.5inch HDD to get for laptop? Or is SSD the only choice? Forum Solved2.5 to 3.5 inch converter vs desktop case with 2.5 inch drive bay Forum I bought 2.5 Inch usb 2.0 Sata External case But it is not showing & detecting in my Computer Forum Solved2.5 inch laptop hard drive without the cover Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !