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#323965 - 09/26/10 10:05 PM Laptop Hard drive replacement??
jorge016 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/04
Posts: 247
Loc: Minnesota
Can anyone give me some suggestions for a replacement harddrive for a HP Pavilion dv6000 series laptop. This has been a pretty sturdy little laptop which is now used by my 3 kids. Any suggestions on what to buy or avoid would be greatly appreciated.
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#323966 - 09/26/10 10:37 PM Re: Laptop Hard drive replacement?? [Re: jorge016]
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Registered: 05/03/03
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Loc: NoVA
Sounds like it's got a standard 2.5" laptop drive. I might look at the Seagate Momentus XT line for a bit of a speed boost and probably a capacity boost as well. If you want speed at the expense of capacity, look into SSDs. I'd go with something from OCZ, Crucial, Corsair, or Intel.
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#324002 - 09/27/10 11:23 AM Re: Laptop Hard drive replacement?? [Re: Ken.C]
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Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 1056
Loc: Arlington, VA (NOVA)
Go with the Seagate or the Corsair - base your purchase price on disk size and spin rate.

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#324003 - 09/27/10 11:26 AM Re: Laptop Hard drive replacement?? [Re: Capn_Pickard]
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Registered: 03/21/08
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Loc: Blacksburg, VA
The hitachi 7k500 series are some pretty sweet drives. Quieter than the other 7krpm laptop drives and a little faster too (last I checked)

This is another interesting option.

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?threadid=2260539

I'd love to have a SSD but $$$$$$
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#324005 - 09/27/10 11:34 AM Re: Laptop Hard drive replacement?? [Re: prototype3a]
tomtuttle Offline
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Registered: 06/20/03
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Loc: Tacoma
I don't know anything about that HP laptop and I'm too lazy to look it up.

However, I recently replaced a hard drive in an ancient Dell. It was easy, but - for my model - I had to make sure I got an IDE drive rather than the modern, common SATA interface. YMMV.
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#324332 - 09/30/10 08:54 AM Re: Laptop Hard drive replacement?? [Re: tomtuttle]
jorge016 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/04
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Loc: Minnesota
Thanks for the help-don't have time to research as I'm building a new shop on the farm. Knew you guys could help.
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