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320 GB drive for PCXV RX560

I upgraded the bios for PCVRX560 but still cannot see the capacity of a 320 WD drive. It only shows 80 GB and will not boot. Any ideas?

I cloned the 80 GB with GHOST, which boots but has problems and needs to be replaced.

It does not appear that 80 is the limit of this machine. I am perplexed. I have done this many times before with many different systems

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I've personally ran into this once before with a gateway system and a WD drive. Have you tried another high capacity drive from a different manufacturer? Sometimes there are simply compatibility issues with some drives and boards. Also (even though i'm certain this isn't the case) sometimes when you do a direct clone you clone over information that is located on a bad sector from the original drive. you may want to consider running a hdd regeneration tool before doing a clone. This software can be found on Hiren's boot cd which is a free resource that i use daily. Not related to this particular issue i'm fairly certain but a good tip for the future.

hope this helps.

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