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Hard drive to install a new one

By lacer
Oct 25, 2009
  1. Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit Service Pack 1_0
    CPU Type DualCore Intel Core 2 E8400, 3000 MHz (9 x 333)
    Motherboard Chipset Intel Bearlake P35
    Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX (512 MB)
    DirectX DirectX 10.0
    Motherboard Name Asus P5K Premium/WiFi-AP
    Audio Adapter Analog Devices AD1988B @ Intel 82801IB ICH9 - High Definition Audio Controller
    Optical Drive ATAPI DVD A DH20A4P SCSI CdRom Device
    Optical Drive PIONEER BD-ROM BDC-202 ATA Device (BD:5x, DVD+RW:12x/6x, DVD-RW:12x/6x, DVD-ROM:12x BD-ROM/DVD+RW/DVD-RW)
    System Memory 8192 MB (DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM)

    i have the 4 red connectors and two black ones on the motherboard to connect hard drives have sent photo of mother board,

    now ill tell you my problem my graphics card is so long in lengh, its blocking two of my motherboard sata connectors ,so i can only have 2 hard drives installed can i buy some hardware if i wanted to install a 3rd hard drive, cos i cant get near two of the connectors to connect up i just wish nvida would make them graphic cards a bit shorter graphics card in blue pc express slot ,cant move it because power cords are too short[​IMG]
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Kimsland's suggestion is inexpensive and the route I would try to take first. If for some reason the space is too small even for that you could look into a PCI (or PCIe) SATA controller card.
     
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