Laptop hardrives that are not meant for laptops.

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  1. forgotmyname

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    external enclosure?
     
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    wat?
     
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    why is it not suitable for a laptop?

    EDIT: nevermind, i just read the comments. i would say that is false advertising to sell it as a notebook drive and then say that it won't work in a notebook.
     
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    from ^
    Therefore, the drive probably doesn't have the motion and shock tolerances that a normal laptop drive would. Not all 2.5" drives are made for laptops, aside from what Seagate mentioned above, they are also used in high density storage arrays.
     
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    that's the issue. it doesn't matter what seagate markets the drive as on their site if newegg.com is selling it as a notebook drive.
     

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