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Hi, my question is: how many HDD can this Workstation have? I already connect 6, but can I connect 7 or 8?

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I already connect 6, but can I connect 7 or 8?

 

 

Yes you can. Buy a SATA Controller Card and you will have more SATA ports. I bought this one: https://www.startech.com/Cards-Adapters/HDD-Controllers/SATA-Cards/2-Port-PCI-Express-SATA-6-Gbps-eS...

 

Also, if you have more PCIe slots aviable you can look at PCIe storage units.

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Thank you for posting on HP Forums,
In the Configuration on Z420 Hard drive you can based on number of available ports

Also refer https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03278623 for more information

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I already connect 6, but can I connect 7 or 8?

 

 

Yes you can. Buy a SATA Controller Card and you will have more SATA ports. I bought this one: https://www.startech.com/Cards-Adapters/HDD-Controllers/SATA-Cards/2-Port-PCI-Express-SATA-6-Gbps-eS...

 

Also, if you have more PCIe slots aviable you can look at PCIe storage units.

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Thanks a lot for the answer. If I can, one more.

 

Can I have a 5tB Hard Drive? the Specs tell me that the max is 3Tb, but is factory related part.

 

I Think in this Hard Drive:

 

https://www.pcfactory.cl/producto=23630-Disco_Duro_5TB_Sata3_7200_rpm_128MB_X300#parentHorizontalTab...

 

Thanks a lot in advance.

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Can I have a 5tB Hard Drive? the Specs tell me that the max is 3Tb, but is factory related part.

 

I am pretty sure that you can. I have a 4TB HDD attached to my card in Windows 10 Pro 64-bit without issues. 🙂

 

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THANKS!

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