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Does anyone know if the 2.5" SAS Dell Hotswap caddys from the new R610's are compatible with those from the 1950's.

They are listed as seperate part numbers, but I am unsure if they are physically compatible and dell just spin the line of "buy the specific ones".

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You want to put a 1950's hard drive into your Dell??? That thing will never fit in!! They used to have to use a fork lift!

1950's IBM hard drive

Well technically it's a 1960's hard drive.

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Humor at Serverfault? Good that at least one posting managed to escape the Delete Nazis. –  Lothar Mar 26 at 0:39

I don't have any R610, but the caddies for the R710 are very different from the ones for the 1950/2950

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I was going to say the exact same thing. I have some R610s, but I don't have any 1950s with 2.5" drives. I suspect they are not compatible. –  Chad Huneycutt Aug 10 '09 at 14:51

They might look different but thats about it. I just swapped drives from the two machines and installed fine.

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The 1950 and the R's are different generation servers, there might be quite a difference, but I might be mistaken.

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