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Using an external hdd as an internal hdd?

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+simonlang    530

I have a wd hdd I think it's this one

https://geizhals.at/western-digital-my-book-essential-500gb-wdg1u5000e-a191682.html

Would it be possible to break the case and use the hdd inside as hdd in my comp?

Theoretically there should be in a regular hdd right? And what about the connectors?

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Seketh    107

Yes, and should be SATA.

 

Well, mine is, but it's a little bit newer (with the blue led).

 

No need to break it. It's a little hard to disassemble, but you can put it back together.

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Mindovermaster    919

I have done this before. I hated the external because the fan was too loud.

 

This is not your exact model, but should be fairly similar:

 

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