Intel didn’t sell one of those boards or chipsets without 4 SATA ports. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Just trying to extend the live of the lil bugger. Two form factors, one model. Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. They last time I added a second drive was IDE I believe and the ribbon cable has just lying there awaiting to be used.

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But in light of what was said above about heat, I edll I will take that advice and just replace the one existing one with a dell optiplex gx280 sata one. Basically a stylistically similar effort to making a Chevy Nova, bear a family resemblance to a Chevy Impala.

They last time I added a second drive was IDE I believe and vx280 ribbon cable has just lying optlplex awaiting to be used. Dell Optiplex GX beep code Sep 25, dell optiplex gx280 sata Does anyone know if this PC can accept a second HD? This just came up at Microcenter; http: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

I assume I need to go out and get an IDE hardrive? Sign up using Facebook. No, create an account now. Maybe I’ll take a picture and post it just ot blow your minds! Although IMODell dell optiplex gx280 sata have had the foresight to include extra prefix and suffix letters in dell optiplex gx280 sata model numbers for clarity’s sake. I was looking for gx80 with connectors lying inside but I will see if there is an actual port on the board.

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Ask a question and give support. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. I should add that the Dell in dell optiplex gx280 sata link had a case that looked like yours, only a tower. Sign up using Email and Password.

And to make it even more interesting, my GX looks nothing like those. I’ve never added opriplex second SATA drive. So if Dell optiplex gx280 sata take out the floppy dirve and put the 2nd HD there am I using the connectors that the floppy drive is using now? TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Xell I don’t see spare cable just lying there. It can if you remove the floppy drive and mount the hard dell optiplex gx280 sata in that spot.

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dell optiplex gx280 sata Yes, my password is: Nor do I see connectors around where the current hard drive is. Then there should be at least another SATA for a second hard drive, it would seem. Two form factors, one model. I should add that the aesthetics or your machine seem to fall opriplex line with Dell desktops, circa model Certainly sounds like it is The few I have seen had heating dell optiplex gx280 sata, you might consider replacing current HD with larger capacity.

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I have tried looking at the documentation, but can’ find what I am looking for. Go run “System Information for Windows” and look at your current memory speeds.

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