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#1 ydayna

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Posted 27 April 2010 - 02:45 PM

I'm wondering if i can increase the hard drive from 200GB to 500GB without frying the motherboard or anything else for that matter.

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Posted 27 April 2010 - 03:08 PM

Sorry, From what i can find my motherboard model number is Intel Corporation D915GRO. The processor is Intel Pentium 4 3.00GHz.

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Posted 27 April 2010 - 03:11 PM

Yeah you can do that easy, just make sure you ground yourself on the metal case before touching any internal components.
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Posted 27 April 2010 - 03:13 PM

I'm wondering if i can increase the hard drive from 200GB to 500GB without frying the motherboard or anything else for that matter.


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I don't think you would fry the motherboard as long as you take proper precautions and ground yourself to the case while woking inside the computer.

Now what I need to know is what you mean by increase the hard drive? Are you talking about replacing a 200 GB with a 500 GB drive, or increasing the partition size from 200 to 500?

Other than that, like I said, if you switch out one drive with another, make sure you keep yourself grounded to the computer case, because static electricity is a computers deadliest enemy.

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Posted 27 April 2010 - 04:33 PM

I'm wondering if i can increase the hard drive from 200GB to 500GB without frying the motherboard or anything else for that matter.


HI and Welcome to Bleepingcomputer!

I don't think you would fry the motherboard as long as you take proper precautions and ground yourself to the case while woking inside the computer.

Now what I need to know is what you mean by increase the hard drive? Are you talking about replacing a 200 GB with a 500 GB drive, or increasing the partition size from 200 to 500?

Other than that, like I said, if you switch out one drive with another, make sure you keep yourself grounded to the computer case, because static electricity is a computers deadliest enemy.



Yes i'm talking about replacing a 200GB with a 500GB. Just want to make sure i dont fry nothing.

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Posted 27 April 2010 - 04:36 PM

No Like i said you should be fine doing it. :thumbsup: as long as you do what was suggested by mrbruce1959 :flowers:
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