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Replacement HD I need to buy a replacement hard drive for my Dell Dimension 2400. Dell said it would cost me $99.99 not including taxes and shipping. I think I can do better, but I'm not sure what I need to look for to purchase the right HD. Can anyone tell me how to buy the right HD that will be compatible with my computer. It doesn't need to be the exact same memory as my old drive.

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  • amstine7073 Jul 13, 2008

    Antiochpc,



    Thank you very much for the response. I'm not sure if it is SATA or IDE, but now that you informed me, I will be sure sure to look. Is that the only determining factor that I need to purchase a new HD? Thank you very much also for the website. I've heard of them, but didn't know which company to shop from. Have a great night.



    Michael

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Do you know if it is SATA or IDE? If you look at your hard drive, an IDE will have a wide cable connected to the back of it. If it is SATA, it will be a small cable that connects it to the motherboard. I think it is SATA. But nonetheless, depending on the size of the hard drive you want, you can get decent hard drives in the $60 range at www.tigerdirect.com.

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  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer Jul 13, 2008

    Yes, that is the only determining factor, that and the size you want. Thanks :c)

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