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dnroamhicsir
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Is there any way to install a third hard drive in a HP xw4600 Workstation?

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Is there any way to install a third hard drive in a HP xw4600 Workstation? I could put it in the external 3.5'' bay but I have a floppy drive installed. I tried using the yellow slidy-lock thing at the bottom of the 5.25'' bays but I couldn't find a way to make it work properly. Am I missing something? Is there a proper way that I just haven't figured out? Or is my only option to buy / make a 5.25 to 3.5 adapter?

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DGroves
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the xw4600 has three 5.25 externial bays and two 3.5 internal bays (along with the floppy bay) so what's the problem?

 

i've got a xw4600 right here and installing three 3.5 drives is a non issue you do need the HP 5.25 to 3.5 HD adapter or a 3rd party one

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5-Hard-Disk-to-5-25-Drive-Bay-Mount-Mounting-Bracket-Adapter-with-Screws/...

 

just be aware the screws used to hold the adapter are the small black ROUND ones

if nessary pull the CD drive and look at it

 

 

http://static.highspeedbackbone.net/pdf/HP-xw4600-workstation-QuickSpecs.pdf

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