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Are you able to put a SATA 2.5'' SSD in a HP Compaq nx6120?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Skytex, May 6, 2019.

  1. Skytex

    Skytex Thread Starter

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    I just need to test a SSD to see if it still works.
    I don't have any other laptops that can be used to test this.
     
  2. flavallee

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    HP Compaq nx6120 Notebook PC (support site)

    That's a very old model laptop which came with Windows XP SP2 32-bit and a 40 - 80 GB capacity hard drive.

    According to its self-help instruction guide on how to remove/replace a hard drive, it uses a very old IDE connection and not a more modern SATA connection.

    I seriously doubt the solid state drive(SSD) you have has an IDE connection.

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