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Does my system support 3TB hard drives?

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Last response: in Storage
September 15, 2011 1:02:21 AM

System specs are as follows.

AMD Phenom II X4 965
ASUS M4A88TD-M
Windows 7 64-bit
ATI Radeon HD5770
Antec Earthwatts 650w
4 GB DDR3 RAM
Antec 902
500 GB HDD
Antec 902

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a c 415 G Storage
September 15, 2011 3:46:14 AM

What do you mean by "support"? Many systems can use a 3TB drive to hold data, but can't boot from it. Do you want to use the drive as a data drive or a boot drive?
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September 16, 2011 6:35:56 AM

Support as a secondary drive yes. As a boot drive no, as your mainboard lacks an UEFI bios.
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a c 427 G Storage
September 16, 2011 11:44:25 AM

As other's have said, you can use it as a secondary/storage drive. Just be sure to make it a GPT partition and not MBR.
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