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Old 08-18-2012, 11:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have this gaming rig from newegg.CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 2098 (GU2098) Desktop PC AMD FX-Series FX-4100(3.6GHz) 8GB DDR3 500GB HDD Capacity AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit. It serves my son's needs but I want to add an 2tb internal hard drive and have no clue on what is compatible. Please any help will be appreciated.
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Old 08-18-2012, 11:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Any 2TB drive off of Newegg is compatible.

If this is for storage I recommend the Seagate 5900RPM drive.

Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 2TB 5900 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
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Old 08-18-2012, 11:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thank you so much sir! I started to get confused.
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Old 08-23-2012, 07:47 AM   #4 (permalink)
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PP Mguire one more question.
What type of wires would suggest? I am not really sure if my computer set up has them and they did nto come with the hard drive.
Thanks again for any help. As it is a sea of confusion right now.
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PP Mguire one more question.
What type of wires would suggest? I am not really sure if my computer set up has them and they did nto come with the hard drive.
Thanks again for any help. As it is a sea of confusion right now.
The one PP Mguire linked are SATA. Check your computer to see if you got any extra as I don't think you get cables with the product listed.

Newegg.com - CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 2098 (GU2098) Desktop PC AMD FX-Series FX-4100(3.6GHz) 8GB DDR3 500GB HDD Capacity AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit (If this is the correct PC you listed then you should have extra slot for another SATA HDD)

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The one PP Mguire linked are SATA. Check your computer to see if you got any extra as I don't think you get cables with the product listed.

Newegg.com - CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 2098 (GU2098) Desktop PC AMD FX-Series FX-4100(3.6GHz) 8GB DDR3 500GB HDD Capacity AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit (If this is the correct PC you listed then you should have extra slot for another SATA HDD)

SATA
Data Cable:


Power:
Yes that is the Computer. I see where the extra slots are. So these are the cables I would be looking for?

Do I have to be worried about how many pins or just look on NewEgg for the pictures above? I received the drive that the other gentleman suggested.
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All SATA drives have the same pinout.
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You all are great!! Wouldnt be able to do this without you all.
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