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New Harddrive for Dell Inspirion 1545

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I'm really bad with hard drive types and looking for help in the form of links to Amazon or other reputable online sellers for a new hard drive. I have a Dell Inspirion 1545 which originally had a Toshiba hard drive, model MK2555GSX. It seems to be pretty tough to find this hard drive now so another one that will do the trick is welcomed.
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Any current 2.5" SATA Disk should do fine.
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you can even replace it with an SSD - and that would greatly increase the speed of the laptop...
i have an Intel one, and am very happy
all info here :  http://www.intel.com/support/ssdc/hpssd/sb/CS-029623.htm
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by:noxcho
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SSD is the best option as mentioned above but if you do not want it then go with hitachi 5k750-500. That is a good drive for laptops.
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Have you decided what to do?
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Sorry it has taken so long to reply and thanks for all the help. I was able to get a new drive and the laptop is now up and running. Thanks again!
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