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Now I have 40GB of Hard disk.But I want to increase the storage capacity.But I have Pentium4 motherboard taken in year 2001. Can I Use SATA hard disk?
If not what are other solutions? I dont know anymore about my motherboard instead it is Pentium4 so I am telling about my RAM.
My RAM Details:
512MB DDR PC266 CL2.5
You can use SATA hard disk.
you said you already have 40gb. so, your pentium 4 mother board can work with full performance with upto 80 gb.
My suggestion for you is to get another 40 gb and install it ,so it makes 80 gb as total.
Other option is , There are external hard disks available for reasonable cost. you can go for it.
Your RAM is ok too.
Hope my info helps you.
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