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Y900 install HDD size larger than 2TB?

2016-07-18, 16:54 PM

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Is there any reason Y900 does not support internal HDD size larger than 2TB?

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Re: Y900 install HDD size larger than 2TB?

2016-07-22, 22:03 PM

Hi HuaZ  , 

 

Welcome to the Community Forums. 

 

Often that machine would encounter non recognized storage size more than 2.2 TB . 

The following articles may help provide details about current limitation. 

Windows support for hard disks that are larger than 2 TB

Understanding the 2 TB Limit in Windows Storage

Everything You Need to Know About 3TB Hard Drives

 

Y900 does provide 3 more slots for additional harddrives and other ways that users can utilize non allocated space as here and here . Updated BIOS and drivers is also considered as a factor in a way to pose the limit.

 

 

Update us how it goes on your end. 

 

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Re: Y900 install HDD size larger than 2TB?

2016-07-23, 0:53 AM

Thanks for your reply. As far as I understand, only drive hosting OS will be limited to 2.2TB, but secondary data drive can go larger than 2.2TB as long as it is been formatted with GPT.  Is it true?

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Re: Y900 install HDD size larger than 2TB?

2016-07-25, 16:26 PM

Hi HuaZ , 

 

Ideally it should be able to recognized GPT formated storage .

Would you have a recent upgrade of Windows version as sibgle storage detection was previously recognized as limitation issue on Win10 that was resolved by windows update if not specific driver utility of the harddrive manufacturer ?

 

How would it look on disk management ?

 

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