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    mreasy2320 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Dec 21, 2006, 05:43 PM
    Internal hard drive
    Hello I would like to know if I can use a sata hard drive in my PC since I have a gateway I got in 2002, would that cause any issues?
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    Dec 21, 2006, 08:34 PM

    Only if you have a sata controller and your system can handle it!

    I would be checking with Gateway!!

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    Dec 22, 2006, 07:50 AM
    SESakDFC's is right, you would need a SATA controller. Without the model number of your Gateway, we can't know if it has one or not.

    If it does not, there are add-on controller cards that would work, as well as SATA to IDE converters. However, I would avoid the converters, as they are slower.

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