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Inspirson 530- Need a new Internal Hard Drive help

by Bradyownz / February 9, 2013 8:10 AM PST

Hey guys i am trying to add another hard drive on my computer because i have no more memory.

Can you guys recommend me a cheap 1tb internal hard drive for my inspiron 530. I would like one that i can use for another computer too if i decide to upgrade to a better computer. here is my specs.

System Information
Time of this report: 2/9/2013, 19:01:41
Machine name: BRADY-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Inspiron 530
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7200 @ 2.53GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3198MB RAM
Page File: 4035MB used, 2359MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GTX 460
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC

Display Memory: 2321 MB
Dedicated Memory: 978 MB
Shared Memory: 1343 MB
Current Mode: 1440 x 900 (32 bit) (60Hz)
I also got a 500w power supply coolermaster

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how about this
by Bradyownz / February 9, 2013 8:38 AM PST
In reply to: So cost is the issue?
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Should be fine.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 2:32 AM PST
In reply to: how about this

Hardware wise, no issue. But I'm encountering folk that can't partition, format, install an OS. All those things have been discussed so I'm sticking to the short answer. Should be fine.

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Re: should be fine
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 10, 2013 2:40 AM PST
In reply to: Should be fine.

The good thing: if - as he writes in his first post - he "adds another hard drive" there's no need to install an OS on it. That leaves only partitioning (if that isn't already done).


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I have to tell ya Bradyownz
by itsdigger / February 9, 2013 9:05 AM PST

Bob Proffitt steers ya straight,follow his lead and be done with it ..Digger

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