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Hard drive compatible with gateway 300xl desktop computer

Do you know how I can find a hard drive compatible with a gate way 300xl computer

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I think there is no SATA ports on its mother board. So SATA Hard disks cannot be used on this system.

Without any dobt you can use PATA (the one that we used to see everywhere) can be used. There is no question of compatibility; any size 80,or 160 GB or even more can be used.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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