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I took out my hard drive in my Compaq Presario V2000 laptop...and I'm not sure what type it is..like an IDE, SATA...and whether it needs a 2.5 or a 3.5

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Hi
Normally a laptop computer using the hard disk type 2.5 "

Here I attach the hard drive example for your reference.

Pic 1> 2.5" IDE HDD

I took out my hard - multilinkent_2.jpg



Pic 2> 2.5" SATA HDD



Tq and regards

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This laptop uses a 2.5' IDE (PATA) hard drive.

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Standard physical size of laptop hard drives is 2.5". You can determine if the hard is an IDE or SATA by looking at the connectors. A quick way to tell if a Hard Disk is IDE or SATA is to check the ports on the back. IDE drives have ports with many small metal pins while SATA drives have ports that look like small slots with no pins.

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