I should add that the aesthetics or your machine seem to fall in line with Dell desktops, circa model The link you provided states that the has “Intel chipset”. Dell Optiplex GX beep code Sep 25, So if I take out the floppy dirve and put the 2nd HD there am I using the connectors that the floppy drive is using now? Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds.
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Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Is this small form factor? Although IMODell might have had the foresight to include extra prefix and suffix letters in the model numbers for clarity’s sake.
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Already have an account? This is what it looks like: I’ll have to open it up and look. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Two form factors, one model. So if I take out the floppy dirve and put the 2nd HD there am I using the connectors that the floppy drive is using now?
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But in light of what was said above about heat, I think I will take that advice and just replace the one existing one with a bigger one. Intel didn’t sell one of those boards or chipsets without 4 SATA ports. The only thing that I can imagine Dell is doing, is trying to provide continuity of purpose or price point with the attachment of the same model number.
Does anyone know if this PC can accept a second HD? They last time I added a second drive was IDE I believe and the ribbon gx2280 has just lying there awaiting to be used. Maybe I’ll take a picture and post it just ot blow your minds!
Ask a question and give support. We have several of the GX here, but they are no Small form factor and i have added a second SATA hard drive to a couple of them withiout issue. So it would seem, there are 4 usual suspects, and the number might still be growing, who knows. In reading this, I didn’t quite believe it, but: Dell Optiplex GX beep code Sep 25, And to make it even more interesting, my GX looks nothing like those. Last night I opened it up to see where a second drive would go and I don’t really see an obvious spot for one.
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What size mobo is in a Dell Optiplex GX? Certainly sounds like it is The few I have seen had heating issues, you might consider replacing current HD with larger capacity.
Line integration is likely a cause or purpose for the appearance of your machine. Gx28 just came up at Microcenter; http: The link you provided states that the has “Intel chipset”. I’ve never added a second SATA drive. I assume I need to go out and get an IDE hardrive? You must log in or sign up to reply here.
Do you already have an account? I don’t recall if there was a SATA connection on the motherboard, if so that would be the way to go.
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TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Nor do I see connectors around where the current hard drive is.
But I don’t see spare cable just lying there. Join the community hereit only takes a minute.