Seagate 320 drive doesn't work with original cable

Attempting to install a 320GB SATA Notebook HD 5400

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Drive going to work? If so, do you sell cable?

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Outside of not working in your computer, I can't locate the part number at Seagates site or anywhere on the web. Wrong number maybe?


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Hi! Sorry to say it, but your laptop only works with standard ATA/IDE drives, not SATA. It's not just a matter of a cable -- the IDE controller in the computer needs to support SATA, which it doesn't. You'll need to get a standard IDE hard drive, and unfortunately there's no other way about it.

The drive you bought will work in MacBooks, but not iBooks or PowerBooks.

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Here's a list of the hard drive that iFixit carries for your machine:

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