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Upgrade Dell Inspiron 3500

by Apogiatura / October 24, 2005 2:59 AM PDT

I have taken out the original hard disk which is a Travelstar DKLA-23240. As far as I can tell, not being an expert, the Hitachi 08K0634 should be a direct swap, with a twenty-fold increase in storage.

Can anybody confirm that this swap will work?

Thank you.

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by jackintucson / October 24, 2005 4:01 AM PDT

2.5" drive should work OK. The Travelstar is an old IBM model name. Hitachi baught out IBM's hard disk manufacturing division. So...

and life goes on...

Jack

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Dell can.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 24, 2005 4:06 AM PDT
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Upgrade Dell Inspiron 3500
by Apogiatura / October 24, 2005 4:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Dell can.

Thanks for the advice. I'll try to track down the appropriate data.

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