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Windows 7: 2.5 mobile HDD and 3.5 desktop HDD has the same cables?

20 Jul 2014   #1
nfsworldrace

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 
2.5 mobile HDD and 3.5 desktop HDD has the same cables?

i plan to test my 2.5 mobile hdd to my desktop pc do they have the same power and data cables, will it be compatible
is there any drawbacks or incompatibilities


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20 Jul 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Can we have some more information the the Mobile harddrive please.
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20 Jul 2014   #3
nfsworldrace

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 

yes, its a 2.5 in hdd (sata 2) western digital brand, so will it work in my desktop
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20 Jul 2014   #4
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

yes if your desktop is also sata and has a free port, and you should just use your first thread then ask new questions in there instead of making new ones just FYI.
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20 Jul 2014   #5
nfsworldrace

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 

no that will be unorganized i asked 2 different questions for 2 different threads . but anyways thnks tried it, it fits, but my mobile hdd is not working anymore.
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