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Hard drive size limit?

Discussion in 'Intel' started by me, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. me

    me Guest

    Can anyone tell me what the maximum size hardrive I can put into my system?
    I have an Intel D850GB motherboard and cannot find any information from the
    intel website or my manual. I'm running with a P4 1.9Ghz processor with the
    last and latest released bios.

    thanks in advance,
    me, Feb 12, 2005
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  2. Why would there be a limit? Even if the BIOS cannot access the whole
    drive, you could still create a boot/system partition within the size the
    BIOS can access. The operating system won't have any limits you could easily

    David Schwartz, Feb 12, 2005
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  3. me

    me Guest

    I understand that I can partition it so that the bios can eventually see all
    of it but I was wondering what the maximum size the bios can see is. I
    can't seem to find that info for this board at intel and was hoping someone
    here could possibly shed some light on this issue.
    me, Feb 13, 2005
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    DaveW Guest

    I would imagine that due to the age of your motherboard's BIOS you are
    probably limited to 137 GB.
    DaveW, Feb 13, 2005
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