X51 extra Harddrive

paddee1987

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Jan 18, 2016
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hi there,
I am New to This forum so i will explain myself a little, I have an Early X51 i dont use it for gaming at all i only use it for downloading movies, browsing the web etc. it has a 1tb hard drive installed but i would like to get another 1 tb drive in there. is it possible to place a 1tb laptop hard drive on top of the existing one? i seem to have a very scaled down graphics card doesnt seem as bulky as all the ones ive seen see pic..
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also you might like what ive doneto the side panels...
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Thanks in Advance!
 

paddee1987

Member
Jan 18, 2016
30
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ahh thanks for response! i was in maplins at the time you sent this buying a 2.5 1tb hdd which i have installed

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but i would like to ask you a question about taking the optical drive out and using an enclosure. is there a drop in the write speeds using it externally via usb 3? also thinking about taking it out as you suggest and getting a male slimline sata to female sata cable to install a ssd to boot from, do you think this would work?

many thanks