Replacement hard drive

  ordep 14:09 03 Jan 2013

I need to replace the hard drive on a MSI CR500 (model No. 1683)laptop. Ive got the hard drive out but, I've no idea how to order a new one. Any idea's thanks ordep

  Nontek 14:29 03 Jan 2013

I would try eBay or Amazon.

  Chronos the 2nd 15:24 03 Jan 2013

Is this your PC?

Any 2.5 HDD will fit. Take your pick.Amazon.

  ordep 15:33 03 Jan 2013

Thanks for your replies. Plenty of h/d on ebay & Amazon Notec but whitch one.

Yes, that looks like it Chronos.

  ordep 15:34 03 Jan 2013

On the h/d, there are the numbers. WD500BEVT

  alanrwood 15:44 03 Jan 2013

So long as you fit the same type of Drive ie SATA or IDE and the size is the same ie 3.5 inch or 2.5 inch, you can fit any drive you want. In your case the existing drive is a 500GB, SATA 2, 2.5 inch drive. Pick any drive of that type. The more expensive ones will spin at 7200rpm whereas the cheaper ones at 5400rpm so have slightly faster access times but they can run hotter requiring good cooling and can make a bit more background noise.

  alanrwood 15:45 03 Jan 2013

Forgot to add that size does not matter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  Chronos the 2nd 15:55 03 Jan 2013
  ordep 16:00 03 Jan 2013

I was just looking at those Chronos.

So this one would do the job.

  Chronos the 2nd 16:07 03 Jan 2013

That will be fine, but it does not have to be Western Digital as I said any 2.5 Sata HDD will fit.

  ordep 16:12 03 Jan 2013

Brilliant! Many thanks every one. ordep

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