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Old 06-23-2004, 01:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 80G maxtor SATA 7200rpm 8mb buffer

huy guyz im about to buy this hard drive (80G maxtor SATA 7200rpm 8mb buffer) and i know there is a lot of stuff to deal w/ the SATA stuff so can you guyz tell me what i need to do to have my SATA up and runnung??? thx
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Old 06-23-2004, 02:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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plug it in with the cable provided. You dont have to do anything.
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Old 06-23-2004, 02:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Make sure that u mobo support SATA
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there is a guide on the hardware section. it is the very first thread. please read it:

http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=17936
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Old 06-23-2004, 09:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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MAke sure you switch the SATA controller on
Took me a day to figure out I had it in the off position. So frustrating
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