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Best hard drive to replace for older Sony Vaio desktop

Sony Vaio PCV-RX550, 60 GB hard drive seems to have gone bad. What is good replacement? Factory was Seagate ST360020A. They don't make it any more. I tried a Western Digital WD1600AAJB PATA 160 GB. It must not be compatible because install from recovery system disks failed. Any ideas?

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I just bought a drive from archmemory.com. they will tell you what drive is right for your unit. If it is the unit that is the issue.

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You can get any IDE/PATA drive from Seagate I suggestst you go to a much higher capacity so you can save lot more on your computer....

Posted on May 15, 2009

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ANY SEAGATE HDD,OR MAXTOR

Posted on May 15, 2009

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