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How could I connect my spare mSATA SSD to my laptop?

So I have a laptop, a ThinkPad T500. With a couple of USB 2.0 ports, an UltraBay (DVD-RW slim drive), and an inner miniPciEx (as far as I know) connectors. Now... I have a spare mSATA SSD lying ...
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What is the purpose of this 4-pin interface on SATA HDDs and why doesn't it exist on SSDs?

I have 4 HDDs here with me, from 3 different manufacturers, and all of them have the following 4-pin extra interface beside the SATA connector: Looking on internet, I can see that it exists on all ...
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What kind of SSD does my laptop use?

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1340 which is around 2 years old but I really like it and would like to wait a year or two more before I get a new one. However, I can see the harddrive is slowing it down ...
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What's the best fit SSD for the Acer Aspire 1420p laptop? [closed]

I have a the Acer Aspire 1420P notebook (specs here http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/notebook/2009/acer/aspire/Aspire1420P/Aspire1420Psp2.shtml). I'm considering buying an SSD for it, but having ...