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2nd HDD/SSD DVD caddy for HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop

I want to add a 2nd hard drive (SSD) to my HP Pavilion dv5 1080eh laptop. I don't need the optical drive, so I want to buy a caddy (if it's the proper name, or maybe odd box). I found one here: ...
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How can I attach 10 hard drives to my computer?

I am not very familiar with high-end computer hardware. Currently I have 7-8 USB hard drives. I find it very messy to attach them to computer with 8 USB cables and then 8 power adapters and then USB ...
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MacBook Pro freezes 1 minute after waking since I installed a 1TB secondary Hard Drive to Optical Bay ATA bus

I have a 15" MacBook Pro Early 2008 [A1260, MacBookPro4,1] (Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.5 GHz, 6GB RAM, 10.8.4). I decided to replace my boot drive with a SSD. This has worked with no problems for several ...
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How to check whether a laptop has two hard drive bays?

I want to buy a new laptop. I have a SSD on my old Toshiba A300 which has two hard drive bays and I'm really happy with it. Now I want to have two bays on my new laptop, too, so I can use both HDD and ...
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Can I use a pre-Unibody optical bay adapter in a Unibody MacBook Pro?

I have a 3rd-party drive adapter which allows me to put a 2nd hard drive in the optical drive bay of a 2008 MacBook Pro. I'm looking at getting a 2010 Unibody MacBook Pro; is this adapter likely to be ...
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Thermaltake VH6000BWS hard drive bay upgrade

I got the VH6000BWS and I have used up all standard 3.5" bays. how can I use the ones in the front? Is there a product to make them usable for Hard drives all in one? Hotswap and that kind of stuff ...
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Installing a 3.5“ hard drive in a 2.5” bay?

I know this question seems ridiculous, but my server (actually a Mini-ITX computer) has a 2.5" hard drive bay and an empty CD-ROM bay underneath it. If I removed the hard drive bay, I could probably ...
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Will new-style Coolermaster 4 in 3 modules fit an older Stacker 810 case?

Will a new style 4 in 3 module (STB-3T4-E3-GP, a drive bay converter to convert 3x 5.25" bays into 4x 3.5" bays) fit an older style Stacker 810 case - in particular does anyone have first-hand ...
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2.5“ SSD in a 3.5” desktop drive bay normal?

I'm a little out of touch with modern desktop builds, but I recently built a new machine anyway. I want to pick up a SSD for my I/O intensive apps (EverQuest 2 and Flash CS4 mostly), but I'm having ...