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06-08-2010

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w701 second hard disk

2010-06-08, 9:31 AM

Hi

 

I am planning to by a W701 with only one hard disk (W701 2500 NTV2EMD)

 

Is the second hard disk slot active? - and does it come with rubber rails.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Lukfil

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11-29-2007

RTP, NC

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Re: w701 second hard disk

2010-06-08, 12:27 PM

The second HDD slot will be active, but does not come with the rubber rails to add a second HDD at a later date.

 

There are two different parts that go on a HDD to make it fit properly in a ThinkPad:

1)  HDD cage

2)  Rubber rails

 

The rubber rails are orderable, but the HDD cage is not.  The only way to get the HDD cage is to order a drive from Lenovo.  Without this cage, the rubber rails do not fit properly and the HDD will be loose inside the system.

 

You would be making it much easier on yourself if you just order the system with two drives.

 

Regards

 

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04-05-2009

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Re: w701 second hard disk

2010-06-08, 17:44 PM

Or you can just buy the cage and rails off ebay ($6 IIRC).

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