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Old November 26, 2012, 02:09 PM
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Default ST3000DM001-1CH166, few ???.

Here's the mobo 870-G45 (MS-7599) Win7 64.

What I did was initialise the drive GPT then made one simple partition 2.72TB and formated.

It's strictly a storage drive, can I fill it up and will win7 still be able to access the full 2.72TB or will it cut off at 2.19TB?

Under My Computer the full 2.72 is there but HD Tune only reads 2.19, I just want to make sure it's set up right?

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Old November 26, 2012, 02:26 PM
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Should be able to fill it to the max. I suspect HD Tune either doesn't recognize GPT or doesn't support >2TB.
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