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Need to install 2.5 solid state drives in Alienware Aurora Desktop

Hi,

I have and Alienware Aurora Desktop and I'm interested in upgrading some of my hard drives from 3.5 to the new 2.5 solid state drives. It's a little late where I am and I can't get touch with Dell tech support for this problem! The problem is that my Desktop only seems to be fitted out with mounting brackets for 3.5 inch harddrives!

Since I can't call Dell tech support at the moment and I'm not sure whether or not they they supply the 2.5 mounting brackets. Does anybody know where I can get these brackets?

Check the Alienware Aurora upgrading parts, part 1 video and you'll see that issue I have with mounting the 2.5 solid state drives into the desktop

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVFaOyenmiU 
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makel2
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garycaseCommented:
Mounting a 2.5" SSD in a 3.5" slot is a VERY common problem.

Just Google "2.5 to 3.5 bracket" and you'll see plenty of sources.
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makel2Author Commented:
I know it's common but check out the drive bays in my PC in that video! The 3.5 drives are plastic mounts screwed into the side. Then you slide the drives in and out.
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garycaseCommented:
The 2.5 to 3.5 adapters will work just fine with those -- you just screw the plastic mounts on the sides of the adapters.    I've put several 2.5" drives (SSDs and standard drives) in Dell systems using the adapters and Dell's plastic rails.
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