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Old 04-22-2005, 04:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys currently I have an 80gig HD in my system. I'm wanting to add a second HD mainly for running my games. I'm wondering what do you guys reccommend and what all will I need to install a 2nd HD.
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add another 80gb, make it seagate or WD.
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maxtor is good too
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Old 04-22-2005, 04:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ok is that all i need to do is buy another 80gig HD. What will I need as far as hooking it up? This is my first time adding a 2nd HD so I'm not exactly sure what to do?
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As long as the IDE cable that you have had an open slot, just screws to mount it and an open 4-pin molex connector.
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If your Motherboard supports SATA and your interested in fast access times, then take a look at the Western Digital Raptor drive.

It has a smallish capacity and is expensive for the size, but at 10k RPM its nice and speedy.

If your motherboard does not support SATA, stick with what the others said.

Either a Maxtor Diamondmax or a Seagate Barracuda, both give good performance for their price.
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