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Melrose
Mar 31, 2009, 12:21 PM
I know this is a long shot for the MR forums, but here goes:

I have my old HD from my Dell POS E510. The drive is a Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 (SATA). THe problem is that it doesn't fit in the two hard drive cases I currently have, so I need to buy a new one.

There are several hookup configurations it seems for SATA Power/Signal and Jumper Block. How do I know which one to buy? Is there a site that matches serials numbers with case models?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!



McShizzel
Apr 1, 2009, 08:54 AM
I've experienced problems with Seagate Barracuda drives not fitting properly into internal drive cages before but never with an external case, it's worth noting the only external case I use is the Vantec NexStar 3 line of cases http://www.vantecusa.com/front/product/pro_list/74

As for a site that matches SN to compatible cases I have no idea.

RedRaven571
Apr 1, 2009, 10:09 AM
I've experienced problems with Seagate Barracuda drives not fitting properly into internal drive cages before but never with an external case, it's worth noting the only external case I use is the Vantec NexStar 3 line of cases http://www.vantecusa.com/front/product/pro_list/74

+1 on the Vantec case; I moved my SATA HDD from my (now dead) pc to the nexstar case and it fits and works like a charm with my iMac. My only complaint would be the power cord is kinda short but no biggie.

Melrose
Apr 3, 2009, 09:26 AM
Thanks for the advice and link. Bookmarked for later.

Much appreciated :)