What type of hard drive is this? ?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Looks hard, I’d say hard drive

  • 1 month ago

    How old is it?

  • 1 month ago

    I think pata hard drive

  • Shadow
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    IDE HDD in a 2.5" size. Also known as a PATA HDD. These drives were primarily used in laptops and other small form computers. That drive still has the connector, that is supposed to remain in the device, attached to it. The drive's actual connectors are pins.

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  • 1 month ago

    It is an PATA/IDE interface in 2.5" form factor which can be used in laptop due to its smaller form factor.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Sorry but that is not my specialty. 

  • 1 month ago

    It appears to be 2.5" laptop style IDE drive - that has part of the cable connector still left on the pins.

    It looks like someone has pulled the cable and the connector has split rather than pulling off the drive.

    The pins shoudl look like this (with the drive the other way up).

    https://atola.com/img/dsf/manual/seagate%20IDE%202...

    It seems to have the front half of a ribbon cable connector such as the the right hand half of this photo, still on those pins...

    https://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/cablesonline/MK-C0...

    (eg. You are looking at the insulation piercing spikes on the back of a socket - something like this; different size but the appearance is similar)

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/AJ4AAOSwf3lfZTNl/s-...

  • 1 month ago

    Others give various answers from your picture.  The surest way for an accurate answer is to give what is written on the label.  Maker and model number will tell what it is.  And you yourself can look in Internet for its description.  We are not needed for that.

  • 1 month ago

    That appears to be a type of SCSI drive.  Usually used on hard drives that are designed for servers, storage devices, and other computer that need a faster and more reliable bus type.  It is unclear from the image whether the drive actually has a build in SCSI build in connector, or if it is a SATA/PATA with a SCSI adaptor plugged into the back of the drive.

  • Sandy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    internal for a desktop?

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