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Will this HDD work with my BIOS?

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First off id like to say i have a problem. Im addicted to (among other things) buying HDD's and adding space. I have 3.3TB already and im using like 500 - 600GB, and i want to add 3TB more. Some people are addicted to buying graphics cards, some are addicted to crack, im please that my addiction is more or less helpful.

Anyway, i know that some BIOS and OS dont recognize partitions over 2TB, i have the most current BIOS and will this drive work or will i have to split it up? I really want to just use teh drive as a single partitions.
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Cant see why it wont.

You got a very good mobo

6tb of hdd space jezz you aint gonna run out soon
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Cant see why it wont.

You got a very good mobo

6tb of hdd space jezz you aint gonna run out soon
Thanks, i just watched paul from egg TV and he said if i use it as storage and dont use MBR itll be fine.

Ya 6TB will be awesome, not sure why i need it though but i want it so i think ill get it .
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Give it 10 years and it will be like the 1.5gb hdd in windows 98

Had to install that os on a really old machine and 1.5 was listed under formatt LARGE hdd

And large hdd support.

Its like and now most people roll with 1tb hdd windows 98 would roll over and die if it seen it
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Give it 10 years and it will be like the 1.5gb hdd in windows 98

Had to install that os on a really old machine and 1.5 was listed under formatt LARGE hdd

And large hdd support.

Its like and now most people roll with 1tb hdd windows 98 would roll over and die if it seen it
lol, soon well be complaining about hitting the RAM ceiling on 64-bit
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Im sure the version of Windows out then will be able to use more than enough. If not, move to Linux?
    
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