Guest SliCk Posted August 29, 2006 Report Share Posted August 29, 2006 I am fairly unhappy with my laptop's hard drive it only spins at 4200rpm, its noisy and when matched with the 512ddr ram and 2gig p4 installed it some how dosen't fit right. I know the fix though - I could chip-in with $150 for Hitachi travelstar and get the 60gig 7200rpm disk and its something I'm about to do but before that I wanted to ask if theres any chance to try something else. I would buy the hitachi 2.5" HDD but I have these huge 200gig Seagate P-ATA HDDs for desktop pc. I was wondering if I could get them to work with my lappy? Is there some sort of PCMCIA to -> IDE controller to make those desktop disks to boot and basically work on laptop environment? I know there must be sort of device to make this connection even though the disk will work externally. I simply want to use the speed and space I currently have. I'd appreciate all the feedback on this. If you know something share, please. Also as sub-request. I would like to ask the forum members who are happy with their notebook hard drives to post their models, P/Ns. If I can't get this working I'm going to buy 2.5" disk, yet I want to know what would be best. Thanks in advance! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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