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Dell Dimensions 2300 hard drive replcement

I have a Dimensions 2300. I want to replace it with a larger hard drive.
what are he limitations of size and type?
LeRoy
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  • grandpak1939 Aug 03, 2008

    Will this work:

    Maxtor 300GB Ultra16 PATA Internal Hard Drive


















    • 300GB

    • Parallel ATA (PATA)



  • grandpak1939 Aug 03, 2008

    Maxtor 300GB Ultra16 PATA Internal Hard Drive


















    • 300GB

    • Parallel ATA (PATA)


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Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 750GB Hard Drive
goes for about 180 bucks and it a IDE PATA Drive I do belive since your dimensions 2300 motherboard 3T237 is only IDE and does not have SATA

your motherboard can also handle 1 gig of ram so if you havent maxed out your motherboard yet I would highly suggest it. Ram for it wont cost you much either.

I would add the newer drive as a secoundary drive since I am sure that your operating system is pre loaded.

or you can also add external drives to your system as well for more storage as well and they are starting to come down in price as well. you have options it all depends what ya wanna do with it.

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