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Possible disk size for Dell C640

I have got my hand on an old Dell C640 and I want to replace the hard disk (20 Gbyte) to a bigger one if possible.
Tried to find information on Dell website but no success.
Can someone provide me information of the maximum disk size possible to use.
I think I remember that older computers only was able to adress 32 Gbyte.
Thanks
Lasse Eriksson

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  • skogslasse Jan 12, 2009

    Hi Smithbrother...

    ..and thanks for answering quick.

    My general concern is if the Motherboard(bios) has any kind of limits. The reason for asking is that I have in mind this 32 Gbyte limit. I don´t want to end up buying a disk which I cannot use.

    Since this computer is old I think that maybe 120 Gbyte would be enough.

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    The limit of win Xp is a little over 300Gb (maybe 360)anything over that will just divide into more hard drive letters.If you don't have Xp the information you are lookinf for is on microsofts web site.

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It depends on u;re BIOS ! So check u;re bios and manual ...

(for example if it supports ata-4 (ultra-ata/33) )then the limit will be 128G !

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