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Lacking HD Data

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by Ron, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Ron

    Ron Guest

    I just bought a 64 GB Hitachi hard drive to replace the Western
    Digital piece of junk that recently crashed but the information on the
    drive itself is pretty scarce. Does anyone happen to know how many
    cylinders, sectors, and other pertinent data for this drive so I can
    feed it into my motherboard's setup app; so far I've been letting the
    system set itself, but I don't know if that's as good as having the
    operating perammeters at hand.

    Ron, Feb 9, 2009
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  2. Ron

    Arno Wagner Guest

    Forget about these parameters. They are irrelevant today. Use
    the standard LBA mode.

    Incidentially, you should look into the datasheet/manual of a
    drive _before_ buying it.

    Arno Wagner, Feb 9, 2009
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  3. Ron

    Ron Guest

    Yeah, good advice but not always possible.

    Ron, Feb 11, 2009
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