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I bougth a maxtor hardrive is this same connection with western brand hard drive

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    Pablo Csaky May 11, 2010

    What do you need exactly?

  • Jerry May 11, 2010

    please clarify - there is SATA, IDE, and SCSI

    Most likely SATA or IDE.


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Put two drives together and you will see if both have the same connectors or not. Can be IDE or SATA.

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If your talking about the number of pins and the power plug, yes! Don't forget to set the device order the same as your old one,master primary master slave/ secondary master/ secondary slave.

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