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Old 10-28-2005, 09:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am from the UK
I need a new hard drive and not sure which one to get this is my motherboard details and existing hard drive.

Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. 8IG1000MK 1.x
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. FD 11/05/2003

Maxtor 6E040L0 [Hard drive] (41.11 GB) -- drive 0, s/n E1PA179E, rev NAR61590,

i would like ideally a 80Gig drive but i dont know which ones i can use.

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I can't really find that motherboard... What CPU do you have, as this will narrow it down.

All IDE harddrives are guarenteed to work. Western digital and seagate are the most reliable ones out there.

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...Drives_59.html

If you have a more modern PC than you can have a SATA harddrive, which will give you a small, but none the less a increase in speed.
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it is a 2.80 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
i shall have a look at the ones suggested
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I think you can have SATA harddrives as well.

http://www.giga-byte.com/MotherBoard...-8IG1000MK.htm
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thx for your help matey
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Grab SATA for your slave. If supported if not, ATA133,100.
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seagate barracuda 80GB sata150 7200rpm hdd its the one i got
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yeah barracuda is a good line of HDDs
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well i have ordered a seagate barracuda 80GB so hopefully that will do the trick

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good choice
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