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can i put a 3,5 hhd in HP Pavilion Gaming 690-0800no

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HP Pavilion Gaming 690-0800no
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hi can i put a 3,5 hhd in hp pavilion 690-0800no black .

can see there is a slot to a hhd . but dont see extra power cables to one hhd .

bought the gamer pc to my boy and want some extra hhd space . because the 250 ssd is to small .and dont think a usb hhd is the best way to install games and play from . think at the transfer rate/speed .

 
 
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Hi,

You can install a 3.5" HDD or a 2.5" SSD. You will need a SATA cable to connect the drive to motherboard.

Example:

https://www.amazon.com/Monoprice-18-Inch-Cable-Locking-90-Degree/dp/B009GUXU52/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UT...

 

Look if there is an extra Sata power connector coming from the Power supply. If not, you could get a splitter and use the power cable going to DVD drive and split with adaptor cable:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=sata+power+s...

Look on page 12 of below guide:

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05934592

 

You should use this drive as storage and install any applications on the M2 SSD the PC came with as it is much faster,

 

Hope it helps,

David

 

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