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Simple Compatibility Question

By lalaji
Apr 2, 2004
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  1. Heres My Setup:
    Athlon XP 2500+
    Asus A7N8X Deluxe
    1GB Kingston PC2700 (2x512)
    DVD Rom
    CDRW
    30 GB WD (boot drive)
    120GB WD (data)

    well my 30GB just died so i am thinking of replacing it with a 250GB Maxtor. Well im going to make the 120 my boot drive (partitioned) and make the 250 a data drive. My question is... will i need to do anything special so that Windows will be able to recognise the 250? i.e. update bios or get an IDE controller card? I dont think i need to but i just wanna be sure. Thanks.
    -lalaji
  2. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,928

    You should not have any problems with a 250GB drive (or larger) on the A7N8X Deluxe.
  3. lalaji

    lalaji TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 155

    Great. Thanks for the info.
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