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#1 Prunes

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:19 AM

So I got these two 320gb seagate HDDs out of my friend's old dell. They are sata, but not sure whether they are 1.5 or 3.
Can I use them in my custom build pc? Thinking about raiding them and use them as storage along with my 1TB WD black caviar
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:23 AM

AFAIK the only difference is the name on the label.
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:25 AM

Guess I'll just try to pop them in a 3gb/s port, when my mobo arrives and see then. Just wasnt sure, since it's an OEM version. Maybe it had some kind of restriction.

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:36 AM

I am pretty sure that they are Sata 2 (3Gb/s) because I had 2 x 160GB Sata2 that looked the exact same way except for 160 instead of your 320.
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:39 AM

It doesn't make any difference either way. :P

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 12:04 PM

Thanks for the help guys. Hope they're still working then :P

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 01:57 PM

3.0Gb/s

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:39 PM

They are surely SATA II drives.

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