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Old 05-29-2006, 06:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question HDD & mobo compatability?

My mobo is a MSI K8N Neo4-F, and I'm looking at upgrading the HDD to the Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 Are they compatable?

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Old 05-29-2006, 07:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah, they will be. That hard drive is SATA, and your mobo supports SATA. Just make sure you have the right SATA power cable for it, or a molex to SATA convertor.
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Yeah, they will be. That hard drive is SATA, and your mobo supports SATA. Just make sure you have the right SATA power cable for it, or a molex to SATA convertor.
I just wondered because my mobo has 1.5Gbs and the HDD is 3.0Gbs.
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sata2 drives have a jumper for backward compatbility so it should work fine , but it seems some of em have issues with nforce4 have a look at this thread
http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=10755&st=0 , so get it and hope youll get a good one or just take a samsung with 3yr warranty , hds are cheap i suggest youll do yourself a favor and get a bigger one for bit more , and keep that 40gb dont take it out it will be very useful for backup and plain storage
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