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Old 01-27-2006, 07:36 PM   #1
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ok guys i have a compaq presario model number sr1110nx and it has a 40gb HD and i just bought a 120gb hd from newegg but it says it is an SATA drive but the one i have now in my comp is like an Ultra DMA or something, thats what it says in the product specs. i want to know if i can use that new hard drive from newegg right out of the box or do i need to buy special cables to connect to my mobo and psu.
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Old 01-27-2006, 11:17 PM   #2
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Just make sure the IDE cables are connected properly. You gave vague info about what your comp is using so I can't really say anything much more. I think you're fine. Use this program to find out what kind of hard drive you are running: http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/...-Edition.shtml
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Old 01-27-2006, 11:19 PM   #3
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its likely he doesnt have sata ports so that hard drive will not work, ide send it back and change it for an IDE hard drive
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