Having problems with your Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop ?

40GB WD protege IDE WD400EB hard drive went down. I want to replace it with faster and larger drive. Please advise.


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Hi there
I think you can put up to 200BG IDE hard drive in that desktop, i recommend seagate hard drives as they come with a 5 year guarantee and can run at 7500rpm.

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