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How many types of 2.5 inch hard drive connections are there?

Is it basically IDE and Sata? I'm familiar with IDE but I have a different type of connection on a HD here and assume its SATA but want to be sure. Would someone have a link to images of the different types of connections?

M Wall
M Wall
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You are correct - either IDE or SATA (bearing in mind that the IDE drive could have a connector bus plugged onto it- a favourite with Dell machines);
if you have a look at this link, you can see the difference:
Hope this helps,
M WallAuthor Commented:

Brilliant, There was a connector on it (It was from a dell laptop).

Was getting ready to send the replacement laptop back. Saved me a lot of hassle.

Thanks a million.


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