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HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop PC 790-0029no

 

Is it possible to add a hard drive to my computer?

I don´t want to replace the hard drive that I've got. I want a second one.

 

A friend of mine opened the comp and said that he couldn't find a cable to attach to another hard drive. Could this be right? (If that's the case I'm starting to regret not building this one on my own, like I did with my old and faithful machine).

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If I am not mistaken, this would be an image of the motherboard that's in your PC (Berks H370).
On the bottom there are two SATA ports, the blue one and the yellow one, labeled HDD 2 and HDD 3.
https://support.hp.com/nz-en/document/c06300538

JohnDeMol_0-1648879335856.png

 

Perhaps the wiring isn't included, but I'd recommend to check if you missed them.
You also need to check if there are additional SATA-power cables available, those run from your PSU to the harddrive/SSD bay/area.

Theoretically the motherboard does support expansion and I would think they'd have extra wiring in there for an additional drive.

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If I am not mistaken, this would be an image of the motherboard that's in your PC (Berks H370).
On the bottom there are two SATA ports, the blue one and the yellow one, labeled HDD 2 and HDD 3.
https://support.hp.com/nz-en/document/c06300538

JohnDeMol_0-1648879335856.png

 

Perhaps the wiring isn't included, but I'd recommend to check if you missed them.
You also need to check if there are additional SATA-power cables available, those run from your PSU to the harddrive/SSD bay/area.

Theoretically the motherboard does support expansion and I would think they'd have extra wiring in there for an additional drive.

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