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what configeration should i put drives in

by fourfish / November 28, 2009 4:55 PM PST

hi there i`ve just bought a new hard drive to use as storage it is a seagate 500 gb ,i already have a 300 gb drive in the pc they are both sata ,now then the problem i have is ,there are 6 sata sockets to plug
the hard drives into, which sockets do i use,also do i have to change anything in the bios . thanks

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Doesn't matter
by Jimmy Greystone / November 28, 2009 9:18 PM PST

It doesn't matter so long as you have one on the SATA-0 port for your boot drive. After that, just pick whichever one's easiest to get to.

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ok thanks
by fourfish / November 29, 2009 1:45 AM PST
In reply to: Doesn't matter

ok thanks ,but i don`t recall seeing sata-o port,i think they were just numbered 1 to 6, i put my boot drive in 1 and the storage in 2.

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by Jimmy Greystone / November 29, 2009 2:19 AM PST
In reply to: ok thanks

Well, your boot drive was already in, so just leave it as is, and pick one of the remaining ports for the other drive. It's as simple as that.

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by fourfish / November 29, 2009 6:10 AM PST
In reply to: Well

thanks a lot.

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