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Supported Hard drive for Lenovo ThinkPad SL400

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Hi EE,

I have one laptop Lenovo ThinkPad SL400. in which i got some hard drive issue....so i need to replace this HDD with new...

I have very simple question...which all hard drives will be supported for my laptop...

Kindly advice at earliest possible...

many thanks in advance
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nobus earned 250 total points
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imo, any laptop sata hardddisk will do - you can pick 5400 rpm ones, or 7200 rpm if you like - even SSD, which will give you a real boost
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Below is your answer

Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive3
80, 160, 250, 320GB 5400rpm

http://shop.lenovo.com/ISS_Static/merchandising/US/PDFs/sl400_and_sl500_datasheet.pdf
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Nobus is correct. The others are only showing the hard drive options at the time of purchase. I would definately stay away from 5400 RPM drives.
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You will be able to install any sata HDD. If it were me, i would upgrade to a 7200rpm. much better performance than the 5400rpm ones.
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by:dxbdxb2009
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Thanks to all of you...I apologies for sharing the points...since all answer are correct...i am dividing the hight the better i feel comfort...
Pls accept the points ...n many thanks once again..
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Thanks for the points but they all should have gone to nobus.

The other comments were either repeating what he said or just plain wrong.
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thus i put 250 to nobus ....
i agree it was repeated but are correct ...so i think they should also get less but some...
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