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home server

By adminmichael ·
i have a home server running windows 2000 server family and i am adding or hope to add 3TB sata drives i was watching a video online that got my attention is it true that a 32 bit os cant support drives over 1tb

i have a 1tb hard drive now, and 2tb coming in the mail can someone help me verify if ill beable to run both drives in my server.

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A 32 Bit OS can support a 2 TB Drive certainly

by OH Smeg In reply to home server

Well XP supports one in a Antec MX1 Enclosure every day of the week here. But that Enclosure can not support anything bigger so I have no idea if it supports a 3 TB Drive.

By the same token I'm not sure that your M'Board supports a 3 TB Drive either this is determined by the Chip Set used for the SATA Controller.

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Its 2 terabytes per drive

by Slayer_ In reply to home server

Its 2 terabytes per drive, this is because of the MBR limitations.

Read about it here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS#Limitations

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by adminmichael In reply to Its 2 terabytes per drive

Sounds like i wount have any problems thanks to all your posts!

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