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Averatec 3120 hard drive choices

I need to replace the hard drive on my Averatec 3120. I do not know what choices I have, or even know where to start in choosing one.

Old drive is a:

Hitachi Travelstar, ic25n030atcs04

4200rpm, 30GB ata/ide

I would like to upgrade both the speed and size if I can.

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Re: Averatec 3120 hard drive choices

So, you google it.. it tells you what it is, in this case a XXX size 30GB drive, how fast etc.. then you go see how fast a HD your laptop can use ATA66. ATA 100 etc..
then you go on ebay and see what is available..
Perhaps you try google groups to see if there are any complaints on the model you are thinking about.
Then you bug your local PC shops for something the same physical size, or smaller , for a a price close to what you see online..
If you do it yourself, you'll need tiny screwdrivers and patience.

A laptop to desktop ide adapter ($10 on ebay) will help a lot too..

Good luck..

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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