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meerkt
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Compatibility switch in laptop CD bay to 2.5" adapters?

Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:45 am

Some CD bay to 2.5" adapters come with a 3-mode switch to help with "compatibility".
In some cases the 3 positions are labeled with specific manufacturer names, like HP, IBM, Dell...

Any idea what's up with that? I thought SATA is SATA.

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Re: Compatibility switch in laptop CD bay to 2.5" adapters?

Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:57 pm

HP, IBM, DELL, ACER, have heard of standards, they don't follow them, but they HAVE heard of them... :D
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