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Form-Fitting Laptop Hard Drive?

Form-Fitting Laptop Hard Drive?

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Guest [Entry]

"You mention in one of the comments that you are using Thinkpad T60 and T400's. They both have the option of an Ultrabay HDD adapter, this replaces the (removable) DVD drive\second battery with a tray that you can slide a 2.5"" drive into. There are some fairly cheap third party variants available online too like this one. You get a very secure removable HDD but if you need to plug it into any non-Thinkpad system you will need a separate USB<=>SATA adapter or an enclosure that has been designed to allow easy replacement of the drive. Still for the price of the 3rd party version you can't go wrong IMO and this is about as form fitting as you can get.

I've used these on Thinkpads for years and have never had a drive fail in one."
Guest [Entry]

"If you want it to stay connected all the time, you might be better off with a USB flash drive with a small extension cord (maybe there's also some kind of gadget that could secure the USB connection so they wouldn't come apart, similar in idea to those ones that keep electrical extension cords together).

If you really need a hard drive, maybe you should look at 1.8"" ones."