12-12-2018 12:38 PM
Does anyone know if I can upgrade my standard mechanical HDD to a SATA3 SSD and will I need to update the bios ?
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12-12-2018 01:52 PM
The only thing you will have to do is to figure out what will be the best way to mount the 2.5" sata hard drive in the 3.5" drive bay.
They sell several different kinds of adapters, so I suggest you open up the PC and see what adapter would work the best.
Some folks just end up duct taping the drive to the 3.5" cage somehow.
I had to dremel a 1/4" bar off an adapter I had selected to mount a SSD in my desktop PC and it worked just fine.
It was in the way of connecting the drive cables to the drive.
I was determined not to have to resort to using duct tape!
12-13-2018 07:18 AM
You're very welcome.
To clarify, I modified the 3.5" to 2.5" adapter, not the PC's chassis.
FYI, I used this one, but I have no idea if it will work in your PC.
I had to cut off the narrower bar shown in the top of the illustration.