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Can You Put Windows On A 1TB internal Hard drive

I have (2) IDE hard drive on my A8N-SLI Deluxe M.B now How do I hook up my 1TB sata to my computer, Do I have to have two sata HD's for it to work I'am keeping my to IDE HD's in the computer

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    That Answere part of my Question Thanks, But can I put windows on my new 1TB hard drive and use it like any other drive? I have a A8N-SLI Deluxe Mother

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If your motherboard has both connections you can have both (IDE and SATA) working together
Depends of your motherboard features.

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