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Harddrive I have a acer aspire 3680-2682 laptop & i want to upgrade to a larger capcity harddrive. But im not sure what type of harddrive is compatible? thanks

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Have a look at this site http://www.superwarehouse.com/Acer_Internal_Hard_Drives/b/6/c/2481

but they look a bit pricey maybe an external drive may be an option (usb).

good luck
Terry

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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It's a SATA harddrive, not SCSI.

Serial ATA

Acer Support > Aspire T180 > Specifications >

http://www.acersupport.com/acerpanam/desktop/0000/Acer/AspireT180/AspireT180sp2.shtml

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1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_Drive_Electronics

2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_ATA

3) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCSI

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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2145406&CatId=2780

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