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External Pc Memory Slot

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nastynate209, Aug 11, 2012.

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  1. nastynate209

    nastynate209 Thread Starter

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    My motherboard just went out on my pc and I was wondering if there is something that I can hook up to my laptop that will let me read whats on my pc memory, kind of a external memory slot or something. I've been searching google for a few hours and I can't find anything and I know you guys always know what your talking about and answer very quickly. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. Triple6

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    Your actual data is not stored in the memory, its stored on the hard drive. And it's very easy to connect a hard drive to any other PC, there are many adapters for this.

    Here's a version that simply connects a drive, either SATA or PATA(IDE) to a USB port without any enclosure: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812232002

    Here's a version that basically converts the drive into an external drive that you can safely use that way: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817388017
    This one only supports SATA hard drive with a connector like this: http://www.google.ca/imgres?hl=en&s...dsp=35&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:28,i:160&tx=102&ty=76

    More enclosures to choose from: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=92&name=External-Enclosures
     
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    Ok, good to know. I'll pick it up friday when I get paid, thank you so much. If it works do I just mark this as solved?
     
  4. Triple6

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    Yup, just marked it solved if it works (y)

    Also, these are carried in most computer stores as well if you want to buy locally.
     
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