9.3.2.7 Lab – Research Laptop Hard Drives (Answers)

9.3.2.7 Lab – Research Laptop Hard Drives (Answers)

In this lab, you will use the Internet, newspaper, or a local store to gather information about hard drives for a laptop.

1. Research the manufacturer specifications for the hard drive in the laptop. List the specifications in the table below:

Hard Drive Specifications Hard Drive
Form Factor
Type
Size (GB)
Port Type
Drive Speed

2. Shop around, and in the table below list the features and costs of two replacement hard drives for a laptop.

Hard Drive Specifications Replacement Hard Drive #1 Replacement Hard Drive #2
Form Factor
Type
Size (GB)
Manufacturer
Port Type
Retail Cost

3. In your research, did you find any reason to select a particular hard drive over another?
____________________________________

4. Is the new hard drive compatible with other components in the laptop? Why is this important?
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