Can I put a Toshiba HDS2171 320GB hard drive in my Gateway 400VTX?

by on December 18, 2012

Q: have a Gateway 400VTX w/ Toshiba D2171 40 GB (MK4019GAX)… can I replace HD w/ Toshiba HDS2171 320 GB (A135-S4477) ???


One Response to “Can I put a Toshiba HDS2171 320GB hard drive in my Gateway 400VTX?”
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    The old laptop supports IDE harddrives, and this newer drive you want to uses a Serial ATA connector.

    Adapters do exist.

    Depending on how compact your laptop is, this adapter may or may not fit. Since it’s pretty cheap, it might be worth trying!