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Old 12-14-2005, 07:57 PM   #1
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Can someone please walk me through on how to tell if a Hard drive is compatible with a computer?
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Old 12-14-2005, 07:59 PM   #2
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you need to find out what motherboard you have so you know what it can support.
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Old 12-14-2005, 08:42 PM   #3
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What hard drive? what computer? You'll need to find out the motherboard etc if its SATA or an IDE connection, get back to us and then we can hlep more
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Old 12-14-2005, 08:53 PM   #4
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THe computer is a compaq evo d510 sff. Intel Pent.4 processor. Im not sure if it is SATA or IDE any way how I can tell?
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Old 12-14-2005, 09:01 PM   #5
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Ive looked it up for you....You can use IDE hard drives on that computer but not SATA ones.

What size aere you looking for, I can point you in the right direction to which one you can get.
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Preferably a 250g
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Old 12-14-2005, 09:07 PM   #7
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Here you go matey

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...C-pr1c3grabb3r

Hope Ive helped
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Old 12-14-2005, 09:17 PM   #8
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Yea this helps a lot actually, this was orginally the drive I was looking at. Thanks!
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