You can install satellite M100-164 - what hard drive?

Hello

I have a Satellite M100-164... This is a version of Middle East the M100, almost identical to the European version, as far as I can tell.
(short only model no psma0e)

I want to install a new hard drive. The specification says he uses a 5400 RPM Serial - ATA hard disk.

I can use any hard disk of this type, or are there other things to monitor (for example depth of drive, the pin configuration?)

for example can I use this drive:
"Toshiba MK2555GSX 250 GB 2.5 SATA HARD drive internal
[http://www.amazon.co.uk/Toshiba-MK2555GSX-250GB-2-5-Inch-Internal/dp/B002752SLU]

... or I should he play safe and use one that explicitly says its for the M100, for example this one on Ebay:
"250 GB hard drive Toshiba Satellite L35-L45 M100, M105"
[http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/250Gb-Hard-Drive-Toshiba-Satellite-L35-L45-M100-M105_W0QQitemZ190276248831QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Co mputing_HardDrives_RL]

Thank you

Hello!

On the SATA drives, there is no capacity limit and you have on each HARD disk the same pinout. This means that you can use each SATA HDD you want and also SATA2 hard drives because they downgrade compaitible then standard SATA1.

However, you can buy the cheaper version on Amazon. This HARD drive should work as well in Notepad.

I hope I could help a bit.

Good bye

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