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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by davecabezo, Feb 23, 2013.

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  1. davecabezo

    davecabezo Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I have an old gigabyte 81875 motherboard and was wondering what size of sata HDD it would support. I would like to install a 3 TB HDD. Also I have Acronis True Image 10 software so if I partition the new drive would the Motherboard see 3 drives or still just the 3Tb HDD
     
  2. Simba7

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    The motherboard will see one hard drive. The OS will see three partitions on one drive.
     
  3. davecabezo

    davecabezo Thread Starter

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    Cheers Simba7
    but do you know if the motherboard will recognize the 3Tb HDD or any idea where I can find out I,ve googled without success

    regards,

    dave
     
  4. Simba7

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    A board that old, I'd suggest 2TB max. I think there is software that comes with certain drives that allow >2TB on older systems.
     
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