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I wanted to know whether ASUS A7S266-VM/U2 will support seagate 7200.10

Hi ,

I bought a new hard disk Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (250 GB) ST3250310AS and it seems that mother board does not support seagate....

I am not sure whether this model of ASIS mother board supports this please guide me.... and help me resolve this issue....

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  • srinivasvkum Aug 31, 2008

    hi colliewob,

    Thanks a lot for your early reply. But this model of ASUS mother board (ASUS A7S266-VM/U2 ) connectors has some issues....

    Both rear and front end of the connector which is conncected to mother board and the other end to hard disk is 16 pin connector. But The new hard disk which i have bought has some some different pin structure i am not able to describe it so i am giving the model of the hard disk Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (250 GB) ST3250310AS hope this information will be help full in futher help me ....

    Thanks a lot .....




  • srinivasvkum Sep 01, 2008

    hi colliewob,


    Thanks a lot for your prompt response... I have very less idea about the hard ware involved... I have one last question, Can i find IDE setup hard disk from seagate (250 or 400gb)?....


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Hi colliewob,

thanks for all of your suggestions... after taking some help from some of my other friends i have bought 160 gb seagate hard disk(IDE).... hope this will not have any problem....

One more question if i upgrade my system to intel mother board from current asus then can i still use the same hard disk...(seagate baracuda 160 gb), i know that i have to change my ram as ddr1 is no longer used but what abt (IDE Hard disk) ... does intel contain IDE support ....

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Srinivas

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M/Boards support all makes of hard drive
Are you sure you connected it correctly
The wide ribbon cable that goes in the rear of hard drive should
1) Be connected to M/board in the No 1 connector with the stripe on cable to the No 1 pin
2) the stripe on cable should go next to the 4 pin power plug on hard drive
Also ensure your BIOS is set to Auto detect of driives

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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    David Aug 31, 2008

    What you have is a SATA hard drive and they require a different connector
    https://www-304.ibm.com/systems/support/...

    http://content.answers.com/main/content/...

    Both of the above sites contain pictures of them
    You Hopefully have the connectors on your M/Board If not you will have to exchange your hard drive to for one with IDE setup


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    David Sep 01, 2008

    Yes you can still get IDE drives If you have EBAY where you are do a search for one
    or do a search on the net for an online store in your area if you have ensure you are not ripped off


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