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adding another hdd

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by neewbie, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. neewbie

    neewbie Regular member

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    im wanting to add another hdd to my pc. it currently has 3 and 1 dvd burner. what do i need to get to make it have 4 or 5 hdds?
     
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    you need a pci ide controller card & a big enough psu to supply the power to all those drives. why so many hds???
     
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    4 hdds isnt much!
     
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    if 4 isn't much than how big are they because if about 40gig or less each can get a 160gig for about $100Can
     
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    look for an ATA-133 expansion card, fits in a pci slot on the motherboard, allows adding 4 more HD's to the PC
     
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    neewbie

    How big are the HD's you are using? You do know that you can take a 300gig HD for example and partition it into 4, 75 gigs for example without sacrificing any speed.

     

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