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Maximum Hard Drive Capacity for upgradation - IBM ThinkPad R51 Notebook


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The issue is not the maximum capacity ..but the fact that up to the model R51e they still use PATA drives...so ..you will have to be sure it fits ..or to go for another kinda hdd ..faster ..to get a way for adapt the plug ...adapters..racks ..whatever ...virtually it supports a hdd as large as you can get on the same speed specifications ..and a plug to fit...
if you need space ...to be sure you do not do anything wrond..I should go (if I was you ) for an external 500 G usb based or 320Gsame ...
this way you will store data..have space ..and not pay too much ..and more important you will not be invasive with the machine ...
for an ideea take a look on this devices..
http://cgi.ebay.com/External-Hard-Disk-Drive-500GB-500-GB-SATA-2-5-USB-HDD_W0QQitemZ360228413919QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAU_Components?hash=item53df4961df
this is a 500G one ..usb based (olso powered..) lite ...and relative cheap..
there are also models about the same on 160 and 120 and 60 G ...this ones are under 50 bucks...
so...I do not see why you need to be invasive with an old model that has a Pata drive ...
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