Re: SE440bx-2 bios upgrade 100GB (Seagate) hard disk-- possible?

Re: SE440bx-2 bios upgrade 100GB (Seagate) hard disk-- possible?


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Posted by win on April 01, 2004 at 10:44:30:

In Reply to: Re: SE440bx-2 bios upgrade 100GB (Seagate) hard disk-- possible? posted by N8 on December 31, 2003 at 10:36:28:

: If you have an avail PCI slot... I would consider getting a ATA133 adapter card. (this would be the easiest way. (IMHO)
: Acard like this:
: http://www.maxtor.com/en/products/accessories/ultra_ata/ultra_ata_133_pci_adapter_card/index.htm

: This is far less risky than flashing the BIOS. Sure, you could flash the BIOS but you may still have to use an overlay with that 100GB drive on a BX board. (not good)
: You can usually pic one of these up for `$20-30 US on ebay or your local computer store. :-)

: Another plus of the add on ATA board - it will allow for higher data rates that the onboard controller on that BX board.

: That being said....If you must flash the BIOS... get it here:
: http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df/Detail_Desc.asp?agr=N&ProductID=208&DwnldID=3519

: And here are the BIOS flashing instructions direct from the Mfg.:
: http://developer.intel.com/design/motherbd/standardbios.htm

: Good luck and hope this helps you a little.
: Happy new year!
: N8




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