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Old 10-14-2005, 03:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm currently living in Japan. I am about to invest in a hard drive. If I take this drive back to Australia and stick it into a system the same as the one I have here, will it work? (I'm buying an internal drive.) I assume that the standards for voltages etc. WITHIN the computer system (+-5V, +-12V??) are the same internationally, and that I'll have no probs. But I want to confirm, because I don't want a fried hard drive (and lost data).

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Old 10-14-2005, 06:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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As long as they are the same voltages when you poweron your computer you will be fine, if there not, just change the ps settings.
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i've bought a hd in korea and plugged it into the comp i built in the states with no problems.
i'm pretty sure you won't have any problems.
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