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Replacing crashed drive on a Dell Inspiron 6400

Can anyone recommend a decent drive
Budget between 100 - 150
Original Drive SATA 100GB 5400RPM

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  • ssco1774 Apr 30, 2008

    I have my invoice from this Dell machine

    It listed that it was shipped with a SATA drive - isn't that enough to prove that SATA is compatible. Dell is impossible to dela with on the phone

  • ssco1774 Apr 30, 2008

    If the original invoice shows the machine was shipped with a SATA drive - would that be enough to show compatibility

    I hesitate to call Dell



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Western digital..but make sure your Dell can handle the SATA compatibility

good place to start is here

look for accessories.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Apr 30, 2008

    that's not my point..and yes, I deal with Dell all the time, since I do warranty repair in San Fran and Hawaii.

    what I'm saying is the replacement drive MUST be identical in SATA compatibility.

    western digital makes some good ones. maybe you'll consider one of their Green Drives?



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