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The Dimension uses a motherboard with the PCIe-enabled G chipset, as opposed to the older and chipsets found in other Intel-based budget desktops we’ve reviewed. However, iat does beg the question, exactly what is the ide controller vs enabling IDE?

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IDE-0 means Pri master? If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

Excuse me, but my post was not nonsense, he was asking if his computer would boot two drives at the same time. I would like to here of others experiences installing Fedora on a Dell Dimension I just want to confirm this is a dimension not a c, the C case is much smaller and you cannot add a second drive as it only has one SATA port and the power supply doesnt have the additional power pig tail, let alone a location to mount the drive.

I couldn’t confirm it, but the may not have SATA connectors for this type of drive.

Dimension 4700 SATA Hard Disk Drive 0 failure on boot

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I restarted my PC and went into the settings at start up and dsll to turn on the SATA drive then continued with the start up and the it was!!! Related Question Bought a dimension at the local goodwill and am having trouble getting it working Dell Dimension PC Desktop. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I plugged in my old HD, didn’t have the data cable.

Went to my local PC shop and they handed me a data cable for it free of charge Tell us some more! Posted on Jan 02, And the lack of a FireWire port means you can’t download video files directly from your digital camcorder. I’ll wager you’ll see a fried capacitor right in the middle. I am currently running: Dell Dimension – does not recognize dinension harddrive. Originally Posted by charle97 i have a dell dimension Joel is proof that you can escape the retail grind: His background includes managing mobile, desktop and network infrastructure on both the Macintosh and Windows platforms.