Forum discussion tagged with caddy.
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    Question Possible installation of DELL P5MKF USB 3.0 expansion module on laptop SAMSUNG NP300V5A

    Hi everybody! I own this old SAMSUNG laptop NP300V5A-S04IT. I find its performance still acceptable for what I use it for, especially after I upgraded to an SSD+HDD combo, by means of an HDD caddy (containing the hard drive) that replaced the ODD. The only issue lies in the lack of USB 3.0...
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    Question Laptop SSD caddy causing slow shutdown

    Hiya! I've got an Asus ROG GL553VD running Windows 10 and wanted to upgrade to an SSD without wasting the HDD that came with the laptop so I bought an SSD caddy from Amazon to replace the optical drive and put my old HDD in there. I cloned the HDD onto the SSD and am now experiencing boot and...
  3. Navorski

    [SOLVED] Can you use CD-ROM caddy to boot windows?

    Hello there. I recently bought a 9.5 mm HDD caddy and 120GB SSD for my laptop to make it a bit faster. I screwed the SSD into the caddy and put it in the laptop. Then I installed Windows 10 on it. So now i had 2 operating systems (1 on each drive). I tried to wipe the HDD after backing up some...
  4. arnabgx

    Question Samsung EVO 256 GB SSD detected in BIOS, not detected in Disk Management Windows 10 Pro

    Hi Everyone, I have been trying to set up my new Samsung EVO SSD 250 GB by replacing my DVD/CD drive. I replaced the DVD drive with a fitting caddy, attached the SSD to it and inserted it into my Laptop. The SSD is detected in BIOS. But when I tried to set it up from Windows, it doesn't show...
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    Question Enclosure HDD not getting detected after putting in Caddy

    Okay, so this is going to be a complicated post - - HDD Momentus - This HDD was installed in my laptop as OS drive and still has OS installed on it. - HDD Orico - This is an HDD taken from an older system and I was using it as external HDD in an Orico enclosure. This drive has some personal...
  6. Pilot_zero00

    Question Adding an SSD to Laptop, but can't remove the main HDD, can I set boot to the new one ?

    Hi I'm adding an SSD to my laptop on an HDD caddy. The problem is I can't reach the original HDD on the laptop, because currently the screen is soldered to the motherboard in a way to keep it stable since it was once broken.... Anyways. I can't remove the original HDD used for boot, in order...
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    [SOLVED] USB 3.0 to Sata vs. Optical Drive to Sata

    I have an old HP Probook in which the connector for the main hard drive ripped off the board. It is beyond my skill to repair and solder and as the laptop was free I can not complain. The laptop has 4 USB 3.0 ports but sadly none are esata. I am looking to turn this into a little server type pc...
  8. Sheev Palpatine

    [SOLVED] Custom HDD Storage Caddy Rack or Server Rack?

    For years I have wanted to make my own HDD caddy, like a computer tower but made out of HDD's, that have been lieing around. I have around 27 x 3.5 and 1 x 2.5, and I want to make a tower, have a PSU, connected up with sata, but the thing I need help with is connectivity to the main rig. I...
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    Question Should I buy a SSD without DRAM?

    Hello everyone, I am currently using my Dell Inspiron 1464 (2011) laptop and I wish to upgrade my storage. I am planning to remove the optical drive and replace it with a SSD inside a SATA caddy. I have few confusions though. 1. I am planning to buy Crucial BX500 480GB ssd, which is DRAM-less...
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    Question Why my laptop becomes slow when using the caddy even the ssd is installed

    Hi, I have recently installed Kingston a400 120gb SSD on my laptop( Dell Vostro 1540). Which is running on the Intel 1st gen core i3 after installing the SSD I have noticed performance improvement of about 50% and I am very happy with the performance of my laptop. But then I feel I am losing on...
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    Question HDD or SSD not working in ODD caddy.

    I have a HP Pavilion G6 which I was thinking of upgrading. I bought a 12.7mm ODD caddy and put a 120 GB SSD in it and my laptop didn't recognize it. So, I tried another caddy but still the same. I then tried using the HDD in the caddy and it also didn't work. I assumed that a caddy won't work...
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    Random Reboots because of CPU

    Hi, my computers been rebooting and I finally figured out what it was-my cpu. I was taking a fan out my pc started having problems when I put it back in and tried to start it back up. First my PC would turn on but I got nothing on the screen so I reset CMOS. Then the reboots started to happen, I...
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    touch pad not

    When I started my laptop,touchpad isn't work while keyboard is okk and I have an account with password bt isn't typing password bcoz touchpad is not working plz help me?
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    which is best for streaming and future proof for gaming ryzen 1600 or intel 8400

    i am building a pc for streaming and gaming purpose which cpu will handle future games and stream smoothly ryzen 1600 or intel i5 8400 gpu is msi 1060 6gb
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    Had I made a mistake?

    Hi to all, I have just bought a brand new laptop Lenovo Y-700 with these specs: i7-6700 hq processor,16 GB DDR4 RAM,Nvidia GTX 960 M 4 GB GDDR5,1 TB HDD and 128 GB SSD for a price of 1000 Euros. And now I got some information about some Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop with GTX 1050 ti graphics card...
  16. Maineman

    Is Win 10 too invasive for you?

    I have one new laptop that came with Win 10. It updates too often, sometimes when I am using the computer, and I think MS is monitoring everything I do on the computer. I have 5 other computers that do not update at all. All of the other computers I have run Win 10 but were a free upgrade from...
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    Turned power off by accident. Now I get: insert proper boot device.

    I have one of those power extensioncords with a on/off switch which I accidently shut off while my pc was on. Now I get the insert boot device error. At first I could get in in the bios without issue but after several retries my keyboard and mouse stopped working. When I was still able to get...
  18. Souvik_4653

    Can't decide a power supply!

    I am going for a intel i7 4790k processor and amd r9 280x...i will be overclocking which power supply would be enough for me...650 or 750w...i don't want an overkill for the power supply.. and to mention my other configurations are -msi z97 gaming 5 mobo -1tb wd caviar green -2tb wd caviar...
  19. sydneyblue203

    Weird issue with hhd

    I just switched my O/S over to my ssd from a hdd how I wanted to use my hdd as a secodart storage.I notice that when im at my desktop it dispears along with my cd drive.i run an open case so I can see its plugged in could this be a lack of power ? the hdd and the cd are on the same line for...
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    which mouse should i get?

    preferably an optical mouse as an upgrade to my steel series rival as it is starting to spaz out please leave your suggestions thx