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Windows 7: Will Win7 32-bit Recognize 4TB Internal HD?

07 Jun 2012   #1

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Will Win7 32-bit Recognize 4TB Internal HD?

Simple question. Gonna be picking up one of these bad boys soon. Just wanna be sure I'm good. Thanks!

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07 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hcour View Post
Simple question. Gonna be picking up one of these bad boys soon. Just wanna be sure I'm good. Thanks!
I have zero personal experience with this, but I have been following it with interest.

This may be more than you wish to know:

Everything You Need to Know About 3TB Hard Drives | PCWorld

Short version: drives larger than 2TB must use a GPT rather than an MBR. (There are drivers that work around this.)

A motherboard that uses UEFI is required to boot from a GPT drive.
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