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Re: help adding large (160 GB) hdd to a7v333

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      07-16-2003, 02:48 AM

"Dale I. Green" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Hi.
> I'm interested in adding a large (160 GB) hard disk to my Asus A7V333
> motherboard, but I'm confused about a few things.
> First, some info about my existing system:
> * mobo BIOS Rev. 1006
> * existing 60 GB HDD connected as master to primary IDE
> * WinXP Home w/ SP1
> So, can I simply connect the new 160 GB HDD as a slave on the primary IDE?
> This seems like the best way to go, if it works, both for ease of set-up
> and performance. It's unclear to me, though, whether the A7V333 supports
> this.

I'm not certain BIOS 1006 supports 48-bit LBA, but my guess is that it does.
The newest non-beta BIOS is 1017. Since you already have WinXP SP1, it
should be fine as a slave on the Primary IDE channel.

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