Toshiba Satellite A30 Hard Drive

  Ade_1 20:40 05 Apr 2008


I am looking for change the hard drive in a Toshiba Satellite A30 laptop and I am unsure as to what type of connection it is. According to this link click here it is a ATA, however, it looks remarkably like an IDE connection as it has all of the pins coming out of it; just like that of an IDE connection...

Can anyone point me in the right direction as to the correct hard drive type to purchase for this?

Thanks in advance


  Ade_1 21:07 05 Apr 2008

I have found an image of what the connection looks like; click here

  Switcher 21:51 05 Apr 2008

The terms IDE and ATA are interchangeable in this instance.

  woodchip 21:56 05 Apr 2008

Try to get same make. Is it Hitachi. Get a 7200 rpm and as big as you can fit

  Ade_1 22:22 05 Apr 2008

It's a Toshiba. Thanks for the advice, though.

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