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Upgrading Home Built

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March 12, 2010 4:31:38 PM

Hello,
I am upgrading my home built PC with the following:
ASUS P7P55D-E MB, Intel i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66, 4 gig RAM. I recently heard about having to make sure what your MB will handle in HDD capacity. Never heard this before so I am checking ASUS specs for this info but cannot find it. Also, please explain why this is an issue.

Thanks in advance.

Soapy

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March 12, 2010 7:07:56 PM

I have a 1.5 TB hard drive on my ASUS board which is much older then yours i think i remember reading of a 2 TB limit.
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March 12, 2010 7:21:21 PM

That's really only a limit with older boards. You should have no trouble with that ASUS board and any current Hard Drive, even a 2TB one. Now if you want to use multiple hard drives in a RAID array, there is a 2TB limit as far as the Boot partition goes and that's due to the limitations of BIOS.
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