SATA / Serial ATA Hard Drives 2.5" are used to provide fast and large storage capacities in laptops / notebooks. Typically, the SATA drive is attached to a small caddy that is used to secure the drive in the laptop. In addition, many laptops require a small interposer to be plugged onto the drives connector that adapts the connections to the laptops connector.
2.5" SATA / Serial ATA hard drives are commonly used in laptops such as Dell Mini 10, Mini 10V, XPS M1330; Dell Studio XPS 13, 14z, 15, XPS 16, 17; Dell Vostro 1320, 1520, 1720, A860; Dell Inspiron 14; Dell Alienware M17x; Dell Latitude XT2, E4300, E5400, E5500, E6400, E6400 ATG, E6500; HP Pavillion dv2z, dv6z, dv6z Artist, dv3t, dv4t, dv6t, dv7t; HP G60t, G70t; HP TouchSmart tx2z; HP HDX 16t, 18t; Compaq Presario CQ60Z; Lenovo G550, G530; Lenovo IdeaPad Y450, Y550, Y650, Y730; Lenovo ThinkPad T400, T500, X200, X301, W700; Sony VAIO VGN-Z790, VGN-AW310J, VGN-CR590E, VGN-CS190J, VGN-CS390J, VGN-FW14SE, VGN-FW170J, VGN-FW465J; Sony VAIO VGN-FW490J, VGN-NW130J, VGN-SR420J, VGN-Z720D, VGN-SR490J, VGN-Z790DLX, VGN-NW180J; Toshiba Satellite L500, A500, P500, E105, L300; Toshiba Satellite Pro L300, S300, S300M; Toshiba Tecra A10, M10, R10; Toshiba Qosmio X305; Toshiba Portege A600, R500, R600, M750.
Example models are: ST9500530NS ST9500420AS ST9500325AS ST9320421AS.