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Dell Dimension 4600 - SATA question

By Sneakyollie
Jul 16, 2007
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  1. Hi there,

    I've got a Dell Dimension 4600 that I'm stripping right down to use for audio production. At the moment it's got an 80Gb IDE hard drive but I want to take this out and install 2 SATA hard drives, one for apps and one for audio. Does anyone know if this is possible? I've misplaced my manual and from the info I've found on the net it seems there's only 1 connection for a SATA drive.

    If anyone can shed some light I'd appreciate it.

    Peace.
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    I doubt that it is possible due to the motherboard in the 4600. SATA for Dell started with the Dell Dimension 4700, I believe.
    But you only have to open the case and look for SATA sockets on the motherboard.
  3. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,313   +12

    According to this manual you should have two sata ports.
  4. Sneakyollie

    Sneakyollie TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Nicely done fella! Hopefully this should be cool.

    Thanks for your help
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