HP Compaq nx 6325: size of HARD drive
I want to change my HP Compaq nx6325 (SATA) HARD drive / XP SP3 (installed atapi.sys) of the original 100 GB to 500 GB/8SSD SATA Seagate real.
What should I consider: Bios drive HARD assisted translation LBA or bit-shift mode? BIOS-DMA transfer ON or OFF?
Other settings I need to meet?
ROM-BIOS Version is F.07
Thank you much for the help.
BIOS DMA affects only the transfer of data from the disk hard while in the BIOS so it does not matter, but you might as well allow BIOS DMA transfer. For the translation of HDD mode, I would fix assisted LBA. Since then, is a SATA HDD LBA should not apply but AMD model and I think that the SATA port may actually be an interfact EIDE disguised as SATA, as in the series of the type dv6000 with AMD processors. However, the specifications it's a SATA-150 interface. You should have absolutely no problems with the hybrid 500 gig drive. Are you going to stick with Windows XP?
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The question is mainly to be sent to Toshiba authorized support personnel. The limitation of the maximum size of a HARD drive internal that I could use with my Satellite Pro M30 - 813, what exactly?
Recently, I bought and installed seagate SATA drive of 160 GB, on which I installed WXP Pro and have been running for a while with no problems. Recently, I've been copying large amounts of data to an external hard drive to my new internal drive, and that the files have been copied, as I noticed have about 50 GB of free space left, I knew windows "delayed write failed" and a failure of massive wall without the possibility to recover the data. The system would no longer boot time and the entire MBR has been damaged. As a result, I lost all the data on my new drive.
Well, I realize that Toshiba is not responsible for additional hardware that I use with my computer laptop and who is not officially supported by Toshiba, I am sure that as an end-user of a Toshiba product, that I have the right to know a lot information of limiting size of HDD for my model of laptop. So I ask, representing technical support Toshiba to give me an official reply directly to my question.
Thank you in advance,
(You can also contact me private my e-mail address)
> The question should mainly be addressed to Toshiba authorized support staff
I think that you are in the wrong place if you are looking for a response from an authorized Toshiba support.
This is a user to user Toshiba forum! You will here meet passionate and Toshiba laptop owner who share knowledge and trying to solve the problems, but no one of Tosh :(
I could give my experience with Satellite M30 and HDD upgrade possibilities.
To my knowledge the M30 Sat supports a 40 GB, 60 and 80 GB HARD drive for sure.
In my opinion, you can use the 100 GB HARD drive, but more large HARD s drive will not run and works correctly.
So go to a smaller size of HARD drive and enjoy the laptop!
I've goggled a bit and found compatible drive HARD and part numbers
HITACHI GBC000Z810-> 80 GB
HITACHI GBC00014810-> 80 GB
TOSHIBA HDD2188B-> 80 GB
HITACHI G8C0000Z610-> 60 GB
HITACHI G8BC00013610-> 60 GB
TOSHIBA HDD2183-> 60 GB
TOSHIBA HDD2184-> 60 GB
I hope this might help you a little!
Is there a maximum size of disk HARD internally for a Satellite Pro A120?
I tried a 320 HDD int Tosh and had problems with continuous boot.
I have the BIOS update (March 08)
> Is there a maximum size of disk HARD internally for a Satellite Pro A120
Yes, I think so.
The BIOS doesn't support all sizes of HARD drive!
In my opinion, teething problems are associated with the large size of HARD drive and advise to use a smaller HARD drive.
I recently bought an Equium L20-197 and I thought to install a larger HARD drive.
I wanted to know what the maximum size of HARD drive that can be installed on an Equium L20-197 (I guess it's 120 GB, as it is on the L20-187 but I'm not 100% sure)
I have also been seaching for the IDE drives and found a list of sites who have PATA, ATA100 etc. are also the IDE drives? (I checked the wiki and articles all point Yes, but a little more confirmation would not hurt)
I was also wondering if the HARD drive I install must be brand toshiba (or if it even makes a difference).
Thanking you in advance for any help you can provide.
Equium L20 is very similar to the Satellite L20.
Search here in the forum for similar issues. If you want to use the advanced search option, you will find a few useful headings.
I know, it's that you can use the 40 GB, 60 GB, 80 GB and 100 GB 2.5 IDE HARD drive supporting the UDMA100
I recently upgraded to a 2 TB to 3 TB (after the death of the 2 TB).
I also upgraded from Win7 for Windows 10 at the same time.
A week later, the operating system won't start. When I look at the disc (he jumped into another office) and it the disc seemed to only be formatted in ran 2 TB Seagates SeaTools. It is passed all tests ok.
Trying to get Win10 to do a repair of the car. Failed. Tried to update (save user settings)... failed. Tried to wipe & re-install... also failed.
I was wondering if there is a problem with the maximum size of hard drive in the BIOS. Running 1.06 (the latest news of 2011?).
I hope someone could shed some light on this?
There are actually a few problems...
1. you must not exceed 2 TB for a boot disk when your PC lacks a UEFI BIOS (which is not the dc7700).
2. If the HARD drive is a SATA III (6.0 Gbps) by car, there is a very good chance he's one of the symptoms listed in this document from HP below...
I had the same thing happen to me (the first question is in the document) on my dc7800 when I installed a new 500 GB WD Caviar Black HDD, SATA III HARD disk.
W7 has worked for awhile and then the disc has not been recognized more.
I assumed that the drive is defective, so I RMA'd it, and the other does exactly the same thing.
I swapped the 500 GB of disk with a disk of 1 TB SATA III coming from my 8200 Elite CMT. The 8200 Elite came from the factory with 1 TB HARD drive. 1 elite 8200 than TB HARD drive worked perfectly well in my dc7800 and the WD 500 GB drive has worked perfectly well in my 8200 Elite (which has a SATA III HARD disk controller).
IMO, the unrecognized drive is because of this incompatibility problem described in the document of support.
For more information on disks larger than 2 TB, read this white paper from HP below.
You should be able to use the 3 TB, such as a data reader drive if you format to GPT, provided that the incompatibility problem does not exist when it is not be used as a startup disk.
Curiously, the dc7900 and 8000 Elite PC, I, do not have that issue with discs hard non - HP SATA III - even if their controllers are only SATA II as well.
I am trying to picture a W500 using MDT 2010 Update 1.
I have a 80 GB HARD drive installed (tried several different readers)
MDT is set to partition the HARD drive to 100%
The problem is that when it breaks and format the HARD drive, it does just 1 GB.
I used FDISK to wipe the drive. I did even format a Partition BACK and only formatted FDISK 1 GB as well.
Can someone help me with what would cause this?
I can well image other PC (Desktop and laptop) and they are partitioned correctly. Just not this W500.
I thought about it.
There is actually an Intel Turbo Memory Module which is about 2 GB in size.
All the software I was using was only to see that the module and not the HARD drive.
I removed this module and then you can see the correct size of HARD drive.
Hello, I just bought a HP Elitebook 8440p "off lease" of Tigerdirect and seeks to upgrade the two memory (from 4 GB to 8 GB) and put in the eligible of the biggest HARD drive I can. Either a 512 GB SSD or a 1 TB WD hybrid WD BLACK2 (1 TB HDD / 120 GB SSD Combo drive in a single package!). I would like to see more large disk addressable by using Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit OS since I don't seem able to find this info on the web. HP offers only only a 256 GB SSD in its specifications. but I didn't know if it was do limitations of BIOS or availability at the time of production, even for the HARD drive to 512 GB.
Also, I would like to know if 9.5 mm compliant Bay that it needs to be for the WD drive. Can't find that either, and while the new laptop has not yet happen, all measure exactly the same way regarding what works and what simply cannot be "cheated".
Thank you for taking the time to read this and NO information to that effect would be Greatl appreciated!
Essentially the reason why you do not have a maximum size of hard drive is because there is not everything. Between SATA and 64-bit OS', worrying about maximum size of hard drive is a thing of the past. Are the biggest readers found in the manual, as you suspected him, just a function of the market at the time of manufacture. It was a few years ago now, it is so understandable that the offerings were "at the time" more thin than now.
Here is the Service Manual:
Page 4-9 shows the procedure of the Bay and the replacement of the hard disk. The Bay is made for a 9.5 mm thickness 2.5-inch wide SATA hard but the new 7 mm readers also works. The black hybrid drive requires some software (included in the package) to treat the two drives in Windows and I read a modest amount of disappointment in the documentation about them. If you can afford the 512 GB SSD go in this direction and you will not be sorry. I use a Samsung 840 Evo and it has worked perfectly for me for almost 2 years and the most recent 850 I hear is even better.
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What is the maximum size of hard drive, which can be installed in a desktop pavilion d4790y?
It would be a secondary drive, not the boot drive.
The operating system is Vista Home Premium, 32-bit. The version of the BIOS is 5.08.
Are there any changes or upgrades that would allow an internal hard drive 3 TB to install?
Here are the specifications and configurable options for your desktop HP Pavilion d4790y and here are the specifications of its card mother P5BW - THE (Basswood2). Based on the specifications and the age of the computer, I would expect you to use a hard drive 3 TB as a secondary drive on Windows Vista (DISPLACEMENT SP1 or SP2) and Windows 7. Formatted as MBR would require the drive to use with a minimum of two partitions. Formatted as GPT would require only a single partition. In no case will you be able to use the 3 TB as a boot device drive because your computer does not support a UEFI BIOS that allows booting from a GPT formatted disk. No changes or updated should be held.
What is the maximum size of hard drive upgrade that works with the Vostro 420?
FYI: I am considering adding a Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX 2 to 7200 tr / MIN 64 MB Cache SATA 6.0 GB/s 3.5 "internal hard drive
(The 6.0 GB/s should adjust downwards to the Vostro 420 3.0 Gb/s, it's the limitations of maximum size, I need.)
2 TB SATA hard drive, works perfectly in a vostro 420.
I use desktop core 2 duo Hp Compaq DC7800 with 2 GB of ram.
Now, I intend to improve 320 GB to 1 TB of hard drive (Seagate Barracuda 1 TB 7200 RPM ST1000DM003 / MIN 64 MB Cache SATA 6.0 GB/s 3.5).
-It would run smoothly on the system?
-Is a good choice or 512?
-This particular model of hard drive of another company?
It is not the size of the hard drive. In this model, you can go up to 2 TB.
It is the speed of the drive that may conflict with the dc7800.
Disks SATA 6.0 GB/s can have the problem that is described in the above-mentioned document, which mine had.
If you don't want to take the risk of what happens, you have to get a SATA II (3.0 Gbps) drive, and they can be hard to find these days.
I use a HP dc7600 CMT, which works well after the upgrade to a Samsung 128 GB SSD Intel Pentium D 3.4 GHz, 4 GB of RAM and an AMD Radeon HD 6450. I'm under Win 8.1 Pro x 64, with the most recent upgrade and have absolutely no problem. Now, I want to add a second internal HDD and I wonder what is the maximum size that I can go to. I can't go up to 2 TB, or am I limited to a lower number? 1 TB? 500 GB? 250 GB?
Will be happy to help here, especially if he actually tried to apply in practice.
Thanks in advance.
In theory, you'd be limited to 2 TB.
The biggest HARD drive I have ever installed in my dc7600 CMT was a 1 TB of HDD, so I can't confirm that a 2 TB drive will absolutely work.
I cannot using the last portion of the expert mode where you can specify the size of the new disk.
I don't know what value to enter in the space.
When I click on enter, he keeps emphasizing it and do nothing.
You must put the size of the partition you would like to have.
The expert mode of the parts of the HARD drive into 2 partitions. The operating system would be installed on the first partition. The second partition is hidden initially
You can make it visible in disk management settings.
I understand the internal player on the R100 is an ATA5 (Enhanced IDE), I've only used the IBM (now HGST) readers, they do a decent-sized on ATA6 disc, I guess, it will take the player that will support ATA5 as the controller on the R100 is ATA5 only.
As for the size, what is the maximum size can I ride in this unit?
The orginal is 5.4 width x depth x 7.9 height 8 mm. Can I assume all 1.8 inch drive will fot or is it a mine field?
Thank you very much
AFAIK the R100 was delivered with a 30GB and 40GB HDD.
I found an info that the hard drives are compatible:
HDD1422: Width (mm) 54.0; Height (mm) 5.0 0.15; Depth (mm) 78.5 0.3
MK2003GAH: Width: 54.0, height: 8.0, depth: 78.5
HDD1384: Width: 54.0 0.2, height: 8.0 0.15, depth: 78.5 0.3
HDD1524: Width: 54.0 0.2, height: 8.0 0.15, depth: 78.5 0.3
Nobody knows what the maximum hard disk size is for a Satellite 2400-103? This laptop has a 30GB HARD drive which is complete at the moment and I'm moving to a 160 GB unit.
Used software - DiskCopy - clone Moose 30 GB of cloning to the new 160 GB drive. This creates a partition on the disk that is the same size as the original (about 28GB). If the new hard drive is installed on the laptop at this point, the laptop will be start OK. If I use a partition manager - Partition Magic - to resize the partition to the size of the new disc (about 150 GB) then the laptop does not start.
Would it because there is a limit on the size of the hard disk supported by this laptop?
If so, what is the limit?
Thank you and best regards.
Satellite 2400 is very old notebook, so I think it has a limitation of LBA 28 bits. This means that you can only use up to 128 GB of free space so the maximum capacity of the disc HARD would be 120 GB. So I think that's the reason why the computer laptop can-t start successfully with the 160 GB model.
In your case I bring back the 160 GB model to the computer store and ask one another 120 GB one. It should work normally
My age Satellite Pro 4600 has a 20 GB HARD drive. These are now very difficult to obtain, does anyone know if superior capacy HDDs can be used and, if so, what is the maximum size of the HARD drive.
(Despite his age that I always use the Satellite Pro for some jobs).
Satellite Pro 4600 is old enough for laptop and it is not easy to find the exact info. The fact is that this laptop comes with 10 and 20 GB hard drives.
My opinion is that you can use 30 or even 40 GB HDD. I think that 30 GB new HARD drive should be enough for your some jobs.
What do you think?
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