Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




114 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


Topic # 223347 25-Sep-2017 09:58
Send private message

I'm wanting to replace the HDD in my Acer E1-572 laptop with an SSD (specifically, a Samsung 850). Just wondered if there will be any size issues, or do all 2.5" drives have exactly the same dimensions?

 

 

 

Many thanks for any advice  :)


Create new topic

This is a filtered page: currently showing replies marked as answers. Click here to see full discussion.

2316 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 665

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1872335 25-Sep-2017 10:59
One person supports this post
Send private message

There are two thicknesses (9mm and 7.5mm if i recall) but the other dimensions are the same.  The SSD will be the thinner dimension, and will screw into the same mounting bracket the existing spinning drive uses.

 

Just take it easy with those little screws....  they are easy to strip the heads from if your screwdriver is not the right size, and the little buggers are really hard to find if you knock them off your desk onto carpet!





"4 wheels move the body.  2 wheels move the soul."

“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.” Douglas Adams

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

New Zealand hits peak broadband data
Posted 18-Jan-2018 12:21


Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted 18-Jan-2018 10:53


$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted 17-Jan-2018 11:27


Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted 17-Jan-2018 09:02


Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted 15-Jan-2018 13:15


Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted 11-Jan-2018 08:37


Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted 6-Jan-2018 13:59


Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted 21-Dec-2017 13:42


New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted 19-Dec-2017 22:18


All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:54


How clever is this: AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:52


NOW to deploy SD-WAN to regional councils
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:46


Mobile market competition issues ComCom should watch
Posted 18-Dec-2017 10:52


New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:47


Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:39



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.