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Old 10-01-2004, 12:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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looking to buy a hard drive..(80G)...internal...any suggestions ..modest budget...

also how do i know what system i have or need..eg..ide or pcmia..etc..?


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Old 10-01-2004, 12:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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To find out what kind of hard drive you need, please post a link or tell us what kind of motherboard you have. Odds are you'll need an IDE, so if so I recommend this one:


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Old 10-01-2004, 12:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thats my board...so i suppose its IDE?

Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. CUSL2 REV 1.xx
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software, Inc. ASUS CUSL2 ACPI BIOS Revision 1001.A 06/21/2000

question..whats the OEM they list on some items on newegg?
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Old 10-01-2004, 01:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yeah i want a new hard drive too, ne suggestions???
im too good for a sig :p heres my specs
system specs: 2.0 ghz amd athlon xp 2400+
ABIT NF7-SV2(yeah!!)
radeon 9200 SE vid card :(
60 gig hardrive
32*Cd-rw and 16*DVD drive
17\" CRT monitor
mushkin 512 mb pc 3200
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Old 10-01-2004, 02:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Staples has the Maxtor Ultra Drive in 160gb on sale for $79 no rebates involved. I hade my military store to match and since we don't pay taxes saved a couple of $ more. I did notice that if you do a google search, there are quite a few on sale but most involve rebates. I know a lot of people don't care for Maxtor, but for this price and since I'm using it for backup I had no issues with buying it.
3 different OS, so yep I\'m confused.
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Old 10-01-2004, 04:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Check newegg.com and computergeeks.com
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Old 10-01-2004, 11:14 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I am gonna offer my opinion.........its just my opinion . I wouldnt have a maxtor hard drive if they were free. I have replaced more of them than any other drive. I was using WD special edition drives for a while and was pleased but have been using almost all Seagates. the last 4 puters i have built have all been SATA and the seagates really rock. new egg has great deals on them and look at the 5 yr warranty. That is saying some ting about the drives. WD dropped theirs to 1 yr except special editions. Also had a bad warranty dealing with WD..........they sent a refurbished drive that had errors using their diagnostics. Wouldnt even format ...............VSTK

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