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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Stubby, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Stubby

    Stubby R.I.P. (September 3, 1949 - January 26, 2011)

    I just recieved a new SATA HDD for my son's computer, but as it turns out it's a server HDD. My question is, can I use a server HDD in a PC? Or should I just RMA back to Newegg? The connections are the same, but it is a bit longer than a standard HDD. THANKS!!! Also, if I can use it, how do I secure it insides the case?
  2. akhilles

    akhilles First Sergeant

    No, it will work in a home pc, but the specs are for servers/enterprise. They generally are made for longevity & performance. If it's recognized in bios, it can be used.
  3. Stubby

    Stubby R.I.P. (September 3, 1949 - January 26, 2011)

    Thank-you very much for your reply, Akhilles! Well, it looks like I can continue with the install. Again, thanks, I really appreicate it!!

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