Hard Drive Question. Tags: Hard Drives Motherboards Storage Last response: June 26, 2002 5:36 PM in Storage Share Boa_Constrictor June 24, 2002 1:34:44 PM Hey, Quickie here, I have a A-Bit KT7 Motherboard and I can't find manual. Do you think it will recognize an 80GB hard Drive? (And In one Drive, No Partions). Running Win98SE... More about : hard drive question Zlash June 24, 2002 8:47:09 PM Yes. <font color=red>:</font color=red> <font color=white>:</font color=white> <font color=blue>:</font color=blue> <A HREF="http://ryanw.kicks-ass.net:8080" target="_new">Homepage</A> lhgpoobaa June 25, 2002 2:53:38 AM Kt7.... early KT133 chipset. yep. shouldnt have too many problems. win98SE however... yuk... FAT32. a single 80Gb partition really is too large. the cluster sizes are going to be huge. if i were using fat32 i would split it into 2. <font color=blue>All religions are true, for a given value of 'true' - Terry Pratchett.</font color=blue> Related resources Hard drive question - Forum Hard drive question - Forum Hard Drive question - Forum Hard Disk Drive Question? - Forum Hard Disk Drive Question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Boa_Constrictor June 25, 2002 3:22:22 AM Yeah Win98SE Its not my fault freaking MS prices XP SO DAMN HIGH. lhgpoobaa June 25, 2002 4:11:51 AM have you considered win2k? just as good as XP in my books. <font color=blue>All religions are true, for a given value of 'true' - Terry Pratchett.</font color=blue> Boa_Constrictor June 25, 2002 2:30:42 PM Still too expensive, plus I dont know aout the compability. lhgpoobaa June 26, 2002 12:07:46 AM its compatible... i put a copy on a friends computer which was a duron 850 on a gigabyte kt133 mobo. just make sure you also put on the service pack 2, via drivers and latest drivers for everything. oh well. you can do a 80gig drive with fat32, but you hae to live with huge 32 or 64k cluster sizes *ugh* <font color=green>Proud member of THG's</font color=green> <font color=blue>Den Of Thieves</font color=blue> PCcashCow June 26, 2002 12:33:54 PM Two words "backwards compatible", Some bios\OS's dont recognize large drves sometimes. So just check for bios updates. -Tim It seems that every time I reboot my wallet get smaller. Boa_Constrictor June 26, 2002 5:36:39 PM Last Time I updated my BIOS my computer wouldnt boot up, because somethings messed up so it thinks that the fan is not spining (which it is) and shuts it off... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHard drive question Forum SolvedAnother scsi hard drive question.I tryed searching the forum but couldnt find the answer im looking for. Forum SolvedHard drive cooling question Forum SolvedHard drive question Forum SolvedHard Drive Question? Forum SolvedHard drive Question Forum Solvedmultiple hard drive question? using the second drive for storage and programs Forum SolvedUsing old hard drive in new build easy question!! Please help Forum SolvedCurious Hard Drive Question Forum SolvedQuestion about an old hard drive Forum SolvedQuestion about formatting a hard drive Forum SolvedHard drive question. Forum SolvedOperating system hard drive question? Forum Solvedsame win7 but different hard drive question! Forum SolvedHard drive Question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !