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I have very old AT computer with motherboard (Motherboard QDI EXPLORER IV 512K PB ). Is this motherboard capable to accept a second hard drive (White Label 120GB 8MB Cache 7200RPM PATA/IDE 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive ) and how do I find where exactly to connect it?

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IDE (PATA) ports can take two hard disks per port, you'd need a suitable cable and make sure the drives are jumpered appropriately as master/slave (or cable select).

There also some LBA addressing limits you may need to be aware of, but I believe that chipset is old enough and the drive is small enough (under the 137GB LBA limit) that you should be fine.

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