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Hey guys,

You probably know that I'm getting a new computer in December. I was thinking of getting the best components for my dollar. (duh?!)

Will it work if I use this hard drive along with a slower maxtor 160 gb hard drive.

I plan on storing all my media and stuff on the big and cheaper hard drive, while putting games and applications that I use a lot on the smaller SCSI HD.

I plan on using the Gigabyte DS3 for my motherboard, will the HD in my link work with it?

Will I notice a difference in speed?

Thanks all!
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post #2 of 19
Make sure you have an SCSI connection, which if I am not mistaken most mobos need an add on card for SCSI. Talk to Sdumper, he knows all about them I am sure.
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Eeeek! I heard most SCSI cards are expensive. Please prove me wrong =)
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i see no reason why not if you have a scsi controller.

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post #5 of 19
this seems ok

or adaptec ones are supposed to be ok



i dont really know about scsi though so you would be better getting info from somebody in the know
    
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That's a PCI card though. I need PCI-E for it to be fast.

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post #7 of 19
Looks to me like a controller will cost you a couple of hundred for a midrange one, but you will also need an 80-pin to 68 pin adapter.

The card biatchi would need to use an adapter for your HD to work.
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Ouch. Cheap raptor it is : \\
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