Memory and Sata Hard Drive Upgrade

  RobCharles1981 13:49 28 Dec 2006
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This is my Board:

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I want add a Sata hard Drive here it is:

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Memory from Ebuyer Quick find code 48122

Will the Sata Drive support my board???

  RobCharles1981 14:15 28 Dec 2006

Anyone know???

  RobCharles1981 14:34 28 Dec 2006

Your too slow order is now placed......

  ed-0 15:05 28 Dec 2006

Your motherboard just supports SATA 150. You have ordered a SATA 300 drive.

So NO it will not work out of the box.

The only way it will work is if the hard drive has speed reduction jumpers, some do, some don't. If it has not, then it's just a heavy door stop.

Check the hard drives manufactures web site to see if the drive can spin down.

  RobCharles1981 16:20 28 Dec 2006

Where can I get the Sata 150's from ??????

  ed-0 09:29 29 Dec 2006

Aria, e-buyer, micro-direct all sell SATA150 drives. You just need to check the code numbers through google or the manufacturers web site. Easy.

You can use SATA 300 drives but you have to check that they are backwards compatible. Some drives are, some are not. It means doing a bit of work in researching the drives through google.

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