HDD size compatibality.

By alvdy ยท 5 replies
Dec 4, 2006
  1. Just a quick question.
    If for example i bought a 320Gb Hdd, would any motherboard (and windows) support this amount? The mobo is SATA.
    Allan Loveday
  2. frankibo

    frankibo TS Rookie Posts: 67


    If you look on your mobo, you can see what the exact name is of the mobo. If you put it here I can tell you if it works.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    If the mobo has SATA, then it supports the drive size for sure.

    Windows versions is a bit trickier: you need XP SP1 or 2000 SP3 at least.
  4. alvdy

    alvdy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 70

    Hi guys
    Thanks for the replies
    I havnt actually got a Mobo for my new rig yet but the one i am looking at is the Asrock 775V88. I have XP SP2 so that must not be a problem?
  5. frankibo

    frankibo TS Rookie Posts: 67

    I've you got that one it will certainly work
  6. alvdy

    alvdy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 70

    What do you think of that mobo by the way? I know this is not the right thread but anyway.... I am currently building a rig and that is the one that I want to buy.
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