LaCie drive upgrade

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by royal shrimp, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. royal shrimp macrumors member

    Jul 20, 2011
    i have a USB 2.0 external 500GB drive. its filled. i know that it is easy to open the drive container.

    heres my question:
    can i open it and put in a 3.5inch drive or watever, like SSD???

    thanks, phil
  2. techguy20 macrumors 6502

    Jan 30, 2010
    Most SSDs are 2.5".

    I'd recommend keeping that drive and purchasing an additional external hard drive. Or, if you wanted an SSD, you can get the SSD + a 2.5" USB or FireWire enclosure, and put the drive in there.

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