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Old 10-10-2007, 07:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i want to get a western digital my book 750 gig external drive but one ebay i could get two 500 gig drives for less money..so i was wondering if this would cause me any problems running the two 500 gigs at once plus my 250 gig internal.

here are my pc specs

Model : Dell Dimension E510
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)

Number Of Processors : 1 Hyper-Threading Enabled
Type : Intel Pentium 4 630 3000 MHz
Processors Bus Speed : 800 MHz

Motherboard
Manufacturer : Dell Inc.
Model : 0WG261 Rev. Not Available
CPU Slot/Socket Type : Socket 775 LGA
Chipset Vendor : Intel i945G/GZ Rev. A2
Bios Manufacturer : Dell Inc.
Bios Version : A07

Graphics
Model : ATI PCIE RADEON X600 Series
PCIE Speed : 16x
Monitor : Dell E196FP

Storage
Hard Drive 1 : WDC WD2500JS-75NCB2
Size : 238.42 GB

Memory
Total RAM Installed : 1024 MB
Type : DDR2 Regular UDIMM PC4300
Used RAM Slots: 2 of 4
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They'll work fine together. Its just like adding any other storage device.
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It won't cause any problems. It's just like adding more drives.
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Yeah, no issues. Just like adding any two drives to your system.
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And it's gonna be plug-n-play. No cross interaction or problems whatsoever.
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