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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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> | Report abuse 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> | Report abuse Boa_Constrictor June 25, 2002 3:22:22 AM Yeah Win98SE Its not my fault freaking MS prices XP SO DAMN HIGH. | Report abuse Related ressources Simple Hard Drive question - Forum Question about cm trooper/stryker hard drive cage - Forum SSD and Hard Drive question - Forum Hard drive question - Forum Question about external hard drive 's capability??? - Forum Ask the community Publish 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> | Report abuse Boa_Constrictor June 25, 2002 2:30:42 PM Still too expensive, plus I dont know aout the compability. | Report abuse 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> | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse 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... | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Hard Drive Question.> Related ressources: ForumQuestion regarding hard drive cloning ForumNew Hard Drive Corruption question ForumHard drive mounting bracket question . ForumExternal WD hard drive question . ForumNew Hard Drive and OS question .. ForumHard drive question ForumCPU + Hard Drive Question ForumHard drive compatibility question ForumQuestion about hard drive /partitions ForumQuestion about setting up a new Hard Drive ForumOEM Hard Drive + OEM Windows 7 Question ForumFormatting my hard drive question ForumHard drive format question ForumQuestion about Hard Drive ForumQuestion about Wiping a Hard Drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !