07-18-2012 08:28 AM - edited 07-18-2012 08:59 AM
I wanna customize a Thinkpad W530, but when it comes to Optical device: 2nd 320GB HDD, 7200rpm with Bay Adapter, what does Bay Adapter look like?
Is it ThinkPad 12.7mm Serial ATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III, Part number:0A65623 ,
please see the detail on http://shop.lenovo.com/us/itemdetails/0A65623/460/6F86C47E2E014840BD6AC53CE9C2297A
Could anyone who got the W530 help me conform that? Your kindness will be appreciated.
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07-20-2012 09:38 AM - last edited on 07-20-2012 01:01 PM by Mark_Lenovo
Its always fun to customize your computer to better suit what you want to do. I came across your post and found this on the support site talking about your bay adaptor. I hope this information can help you make a more informed decsion.
I hope this help you!
07-20-2012 01:29 PM
Yes, that's the detailed specs on the support site for the Ultrabay III drive tray. This fits W520 and W530, along with T420/T430 and T520/T530. Looks like we just haven't updated that page to reflect the compatibility with the new models at time of this post.
Note: the T420s and T430s require a slimmer unit, and if you use the T420s or T430s bay or optical in the other T and W's you will have a gap.