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Old 01-09-2006, 02:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default getting a new hard drive

When I hook it up is there anything special I need to do?

Will this HDD work with this mobo?


I read some of the reviews, and one guy said windows won't recognize a drive over 137GB? Is this true? DO I have to get any special PSU connecter to connect to this, or will a molex one work? ANother guy said you needed a floppy drive to install this. I don't have a floppy drive. Will this one not work for me then?

Or could anybody point me towards one that will work with that mobo that is at least 120 GB

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Old 01-09-2006, 03:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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okay man...that drive will work fine with that MOBO...and as for the power you'll need a 4pin molex to SATA should come with the drive...and for the 137gb barrier...check out my Guide here

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