What is the smallest SATA drive I can get?

  pj123 18:17 22 Mar 08

Not the physical size but the capacity.

Got a new computer with only 1 IDE connection on the Motherboard.

I want to put two Optical drives on, a DVD RW and a DVD Rom drive.

That means I can't put any IDE Hard Drives on.

I have a 300gb SATA hard drive but wouldn't like to use it for only the O/S (Win XP) and my personal files.

Would like (if possible) a 40gb SATA for the O/S and programs and the 300gb for my files/docs/photo's

I have done a search on Google and the smallest I can see is 80gb, mind you, it is only £35 so I might try that.

  DieSse 18:35 22 Mar 08

I doubt you'll find smaller any more. In any case it would be unlikely to be noticeably cheaper.

You'll probably get even larger for the same sort of price, so I would do that anyway, personally.

click here

  GaT7 18:38 22 Mar 08

40GB SATA at eBuyer click here & eBay click here (cheapest buy it now is £17 click here). G

  GaT7 18:48 22 Mar 08

Managed to find a 30Gb one too click here (refurb on eBay) but it's dearer than the 40Gb one! G

  pj123 11:19 23 Mar 08

Thanks guys.

80gb SATA for around £25 or a 250gb SATA for around £35.

Think I will go for the 250gb and partition it 50/200.

Will tick this as resolved.

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