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#1 DaSe

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 07:37 PM

i wanted to know what type of cables i need to install about 6 hard drives in my pc i have a 500 watt power supply p4m800 motherbaord 512mb of ram 3.2 p4 cpu will ib be reasonable?

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#2 DaChew

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 08:02 PM

to add that many hard drives you would need a bigger power supply, and maybe even a controller card, that mobo only supports 2 sata's and I would add 2 pata hard drives saving one pata controller for my optical drive

that's a microatx mobo, where will you find the room for all those drives?
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Posted 02 February 2008 - 10:26 AM

FWIW: I have had 7 seven drives attached to a 500-watt PS (controller card and 2 motherboard IDE slots) with no problem. I only recently changed from this setup.

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