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Old 02-07-2010, 05:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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First muffin man thanks for all the help so far, you have given me alot of infomration, ideas and opened several doors. thanks man.


Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 120gb
Barracuda 7200.7 st340014a

Those are my two hds, the barracuda is the one that doesnt work. I'm a bit lost on jumper settings master slave, cable select.

I hook up 1 HD and it works the maxtor, i plug in second (barracuda) and my computer says "cannot locate drives" "boot from cd press enter"
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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hmm, if the hdd isnt dead, you might need to play around with the jumper settings.

for the maxtor (pg 21) http://www.seagate.com/staticfiles/m...s_9_manual.pdf


for the cuda (pg 29)http://www.seagate.com/support/disc/...cuda7200pm.pdf
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So barracuda is slave maxtor is cable select?
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I would set it as master. Cable select might work, but I have only used it for IDE/ATA drives.
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can my mobo handle 64bit os? whats the difference? I would like to run windows 7 but would it be worth it? I heard it runs faster then vista
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can my mobo handle 64bit os? whats the difference? I would like to run windows 7 but would it be worth it? I heard it runs faster then vista
Your board can run it, but your CPU will be the determining factor of whether or not you can use a 64-bit OS. If your CPU is not 64-bit then no way.

Post up what you are running and we'll see.
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intel P4 3.00Ghz is what it said in system information in control panel.
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intel P4 3.00Ghz is what it said in system information in control panel.

I been looking for specs on windows 7 systems.

also could my mobo use duel core processors? even if they were 775 socket?
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