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Dell Precision T3600 Workstation Maximum SATA drive storage supported

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Does anyone know if there is a limitation on the size of internal SATA hard drive that could be put into Dell Precision T3600 Workstation.  I was going to put in 16TB hard drive, but don’t know if the machine will support it. 

 

Best Regards,

Recess

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2TB is the limit for booting.  Non boot drives can be larger with host bus adapter and 64 bit os.

Seagate Beyond 2.2TB

Seagate has a driver for that.

The device driver mounts the capacity above 2.2TB with another MBR which looks to the system as a second virtual “physical” device. GUID Partition Tables (GPT) can define drives larger than 2.2TB

Seagate ExtCapMgrInstaller

WDC uses Highpoint Host bus adapter

Western Digital 3TB Hard Drive Installation Guide

 

 

 


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Thank you, this will be for non-boot drive.  So I’ll have to buy host bus adapter, is there a particular brand/types or generic adapter will do?

 

Best Regards,

Nick

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