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Installing 750GB SATA on Asus A8N-E Mobo

i am having Asus A8N-E Mobo with BIOS rev 1005. Presently i am having 160GB SATA Seagate HDD and Transcend 1GB RAM (2 x 512) DDR400 installed. I now intend to install additional 750GB SATA Seagate HDD & Corsair 2GB RAM (2 x 1GB) ValueSelect DDR400.
My main concern is, will these new additions be suported by my motherboard, and will i need to update my BIOS? if yes, then to which version am i supposed to update my BIOS?

Looking forward to your responses.

TIA :)


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Hello there.

I would not update the BIOS unless you are experiencing any problems. Try installing the new hardware first and then if you do experience problems, think about upgrading the BIOS. The latest version is 1013 FYI.

The new hardware should be supported without a BIOS update, as long as you have Service Pack 2 in Windows XP or above then all your 750GB will be shown. As for the memory you should see it list the new size in the POST screen before Windows even loads, or inside Windows.

If you do have problems, then please post back and we can help.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 19, 2008


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