The upgrade of the disk on my Satellite M35 Pro

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro M35 (PSM35E-0023J-EN) that has worked well for me (apart from a problem with the mother board 18 months ago and covered under warranty), but I would like to make a few updates.

I have already upgraded the RAM, who brought a big performance improvement, but I would like to put in a new hard drive. For the moment, it has the standard 40 GB (MK4025GAS), but that does not really offer enough storage for my current needs (she barely covers my music collection). I thought I'd do a 160 GB drive - possibly a [Hitachi Travelstar | http://www.ebuyer.com/product/117748/show_product_specifications] or a [Seagate Momentus | http://www.ebuyer.com/product/108779/show_product_specifications].

These are two disks 5 400 rpm, rather than my 4 200 current drive that should give me a little help in speed, but which will cause heating issues?
Is there a limit to the size of the hard drive that my BIOS or hard disk controller can handle?
Has anyone tried putting these in a series of M? Work well?

Thanks in advance,

-Tim

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Hi Tim

I think that the disc HARD higher rotation speed shouldn't t be a problem.
But I wonder about the large size of HARD drive.
In my opinion the 160 GB HARD drive is not much. The BIOS would not recognize the HARD drive due to the limitation of size of HARD drive I think you can try to use a 80 GB but I'm very skeptical on the 160 GB.

Maybe you need to use the advanced option to this forum to get a similar question on a Sat A30/35 computers laptops.

However, you could test this HDD and maybe it will work so your feedback would be appreciated.

Good bye

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