[plug] Do you have a large-capacity Laptop-sized IDE drive...?
paul_leam at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 4 23:25:20 WST 2010
I recently fitted a PATA 320 Gb drive to an HP NX6120. It was purchased
from Austin computers earlier this year.
On 2/12/2010 5:45 PM, Paul Antoine wrote:
> Richard: note that Leon is after an IDE drive, not a SATA drive.
> AFAIK there have never been IDE 2.5" laptop drives larger than 250GB.
> Certainly none of my distributors here in Aus list any (Ingram for
> I've also looked overseas, as sites such as NewEgg carry very full
> ranges... no luck there either for anything larger than 250GB.
> Sorry Leon, I fear you're out of luck.
> On 2/12/10 5:02 PM, Richard Meyer wrote:
>> I don't have one to give away, but Austin computers at
>> have 500GB WD drives starting at $75
>> On Thu, 2010-12-02 at 09:51 +0800, Leon Brooks wrote:
>>> If so,& you're willing for it to find a new home, I need
>>> to put a higher-capacity (more than 250GB) hard drive into
>>> this hp/Compaq NX9040 laptop.
>>> PLE would sell me a SATA 500GB drive for $69, but can't
>>> find anyone with laptop IDE drives bigger than 250GB
>>> (which it now has).
>>> Cheers; Leon
>>> Email as above, or call 0409-655-359 (free to Virgin
>>> PS: I'm driving Albany-Bunbury tomorrow, Bunbury-Perth on
>>> Tuesday (& back), Bunbury-Albany on Wednesday, so if you
>>> want a lift or things moved, please ask.
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>>> Committee e-mail: committee at plug.linux.org.au
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