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Adding a HDD to my system

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January 25, 2013 10:57:41 AM

I have a 3TB External Drive USB 3.0. can this be plugged into the mobo using standard cables? input, please and thank you.

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Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz (8MB Cache) with Hyper-Threading and Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
16GB (2 X 8GB) Dual Channel DDR3 up to 1600MHz
1.5GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
256GB SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Drive

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January 25, 2013 11:21:59 AM

Yup, sure can. I don't know what form factor it is so you might have troubles fitting it if its not 3.5" (IE one of those "hip sleek slim" (read as notebook drives) USB externals)
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January 25, 2013 11:33:22 AM

small form factor. I am thinking to use this externally, as it has it's own fan and power supply. still do-able?
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February 1, 2013 2:35:00 AM

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