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Old 08-18-2004, 09:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Guys I have been realy short on $$$ so i thought instead of buy a P4 or amd I decided to buy a second Pentium 3 1ghz with a p3 mobo and i was wonerdering if the mobo can handle 8 HARDRIVES since building an amd or a p4 was to expensive i want to know if a p3 can handle this kind of stuff.

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Old 08-18-2004, 09:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you can add as many HD's as you want, but you need to buy the neccesary controller cards for it. The motherboard itself mostly doesn't support more than 4 IDE devices

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Old 08-18-2004, 10:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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also make sure u have a big enough psu to handle 8 hdd's cuz that a fair bit of power

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Old 08-19-2004, 11:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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8 hard drives...what on earth would you need 8 hard drives for unless they are like 20 gigs each?
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