Hello guys... Once again I have a noob question. I am saving up some money to buy a new hard disk for my dell dimension 1100.
My current disk is 37gb I am planning on buying the new disk at a local "computersplus" store.
here is the list i got for my price range from the computersplus website...
IDE Hard Disk
Western Digital 80GB 7,200RPM Ultra ATA/100 $47.99
Western Digital 80GB 7,200RPM 8MB Buffer $48.99
Seagate 100GB Internal IDE 7200 RPM $49.99
120GB 7,200RPM ULTRA ATA/10 $56.99
120GB 7,200RPM 8MB Buffer $58.99
Western Digital 200GB 7,200RPM 8MB Buffer $65.99
Western Digital 250GB 7,200RPM 2MB buffer $65.99
Western Digital 250GB 7,200RPM 8MB Buffer $67.99
Seagate 320GB Internal Ultra ATA- 16MB $83.99
Seagate Maxtor 300GB Int HDD 7200 RPM $83.99
Seagate 250GB Internal Ultra ATA 16MB $88.99
Western Digital 320GB 7,200RPM Retail Kit $90.99
Western Digital 250GB 7,200RPM Retail Kit $93.99
Seagate Maxtor 500GB Int HDD 7200 RPM $106.99
Western Digital 80GB SATA HDD 7200 RPM $46.99
Seagate 160GB Internal SATA II 7200RPM $66.99
160GB Internal SATA 8MG 3GB/S $72.99
Western Digital 160GB SATA Int. Retail Kit $75.99
Western Digital 250GB SATA II 16MB-Retail Kit $78.99
Seagate Maxtor 300GB Intl SATA II 7200 $86.99
Western Digital 320GB SATA II 16MB $90.99
200GB Internal SATA II 7200RPM $91.99
Seagate 320GB Int SATA16MB 1.5G $97.99
Western Digital 400GB SATA II Int. Retail Kit $104.99
Seagate Maxtor 500GB Int. SATA 7200RPM $109.99
Seagate 500GB Int. SATAII 16MG 3GB $114.99
Western Digital 160GB, 7200, 8MB $49.99
First of all: Would I need to get an IDE Drive or a Sata Drive?
Second: When I buy one of these drives, will I need to buy any additional items???
Third: What is mb buffer, Do I want a higher mb buffer or lower mb buffer?
once again I have a dell dimension 1100
--And just in case you need them here are some of my specs>
Windows XP Home Edition SP2
by the way I want at least 120GB hard disk:)