[ltp] T60 SATA hard drive compatibility?

Timothy Murphy linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:01:11 +0100

On Friday, January 04, 2013 06:01:56 AM Nate Bargmann wrote:

> A venerable T60 that I had been using seems to have died completely
> recently.  I may have zapped it with static as the screen went blank
> when I picked it up off the desk a few weeks ago and it has not
> restarted since.  A few months ago I had bought a new 250 GB drive for
> it and now that drive is surplus unless I find a compatible model.
> As I'm hunting for a replacement laptop I may as well update to
> something with more current performance.  What newer Thinkpad models use
> a compatible hard disk that I could slip mine into?  The eBay auction
> ad listed a few newer models.  Are there differences between the SATA
> connectors on the drives that I need to look out for?

Does the T60 take SATA drives?