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T21 maximum hard drive capacity?

#1 Post by doctor bloomquist » Sun Feb 01, 2009 3:52 pm

Hi this may be an obvious q but can someone tell me the maximum size hard drive the T21 can take? 120 gb?

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Re: T21 maximum hard drive capacity?

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:28 pm

It can take the largest IDE/EIDE/ATA/PATA drive in 2.5" format that you can find/afford.
Just do NOT try any SATA disks.
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Re: T21 maximum hard drive capacity?

#3 Post by IBM-THINKPAD-T40 » Thu Sep 22, 2022 12:37 pm

Thank you too! i was about to buy a broken IBM ThinkPad T21 type 1132 and i was afraid that 60GB IDE hard drive that i will buy to it will not gonna work. Thank you so much! (actualy im still afraid. can you tell me if Type 1132 can recognise this 60GB drive? (2.5") and also sorry for my bad english)

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Re: T21 maximum hard drive capacity?

#4 Post by RealBlackStuff » Thu Sep 22, 2022 10:43 pm

It may be a very old drive and should work, unless it is defective.
But if you want the best HDD for such a machine, look for the 160GB Samsung HM160HC.
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