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Pokie January 14, 2008 07:26 PM

Newbie Q PHR-250CC & Western Digital Scorpio 100GB 2.5IN SATA 5400RPM 8MB 12MS Notebo
 
I just bought the Macalley PHR250cc Firewire /USB 2.0 External Enclosure for 2.5" HDD and a Western Digital Scorpio 100GB 2.5IN SATA 5400RPM 8MB 12MS Notebook Hard Drive.

They don't seem to fit together. Did I make a mistake?

Thanks.

reaverclan January 14, 2008 08:59 PM

from what i can find your drive should fit in it. opps yessssssssss u did my friend i got his from macally's site [Design for 2.5" IDE HDD (up to 9.5mm height)] its for only ide drives u have a sata drive there:(

Pokie January 14, 2008 09:53 PM

Next step?
 
Would you suggest I return the case or the Hard drive? Is the SATA suitable for external hard drive use (total newbie!). It's obviously the more expensive, so might be hard to return. I bought it online. :doh:

JD January 15, 2008 02:52 PM

Return whichever one is easier to return.

Then get the correct enclosure/hard drive.

reaverclan January 16, 2008 10:54 PM

the hard drive is a laptop hard drive so it should work i think i know if it was an ide hhd then it would need an adapter for a desktop mobo, but in sata i think its same either way i have one ill test it for u later tomorrow at work. oh and welcome to the forums

edit: oh yes im sorry i mis read question yes if u get a sata enclosure it will work for external but how much was the hhd becasue u can get a 500gb 7200 external kit for like 200


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