Solved trying to add a 3tb harddrive system only reads 749gb

January 12, 2015 at 12:39:10
Specs: Windows 7
Seagate disk wizard says i need a new version of nvida disk controller to run extended capacity? is this correct and where can i find i have looked all over the net. Motherboard is a m2n68-la running windows 7 4gb ram computer is the hp-pavilon model RX885AA a6000n
bios Phoenix-awardbios v6.00pg. AMD athlon 64x2 dual core 4600+ 2.4ghz

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January 12, 2015 at 13:24:50
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You may have a problem with an older motherboard. See the link below which explains how to do that if your BIOS can recognize a hard drive larger than 2GB.

If your BIOS does not recognize the full capacity you may need to install an add in controller card that if capable. Other option is to downgrade to a 2TB drive.


According to the link below your chip set was designed to support 2000/XP. If you have Win 7 running on it now then Windows is probably supplying the drivers. You can check that by looking at the hard disk controller listing in Device Manager.

I suspect you may be out of luck.

One other possibility would be to check for a solution from the hard drive manufacturers site.

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