> I've decided to buy a PCI ATA card - I think this will be the
> simplest answer.
> I think this 137GB limit will catch quite a few people out, seeing as
> how broadband lets us fill up our hard drives much quicker these
> days, till it becomes common knowledge of how to get around it -
> i.e. Win XP or PCI card.
> Thanks for your feedback glee
Promise already makes it for many of the other brand names anyway, like Maxtor,
etc, and I've found you'll pay more for them and as well will also have to
update its drivers and flash it too, and so I would suggest the latest version
Promise ULTRA133 TX2 from the link below, or anywhere else you want, but it
comes with an excellent brand 80wire cable and it's bios is already flashed to
the very latest; has a manual and new driver floppy ..it's top shelf in my
Anyway the advantages of using one are far more than just the 137gb issue, such
as the extra ports for neat abilities, and for W98x especially with faster
processors the cards remarkable ability similar to an application accelerator
but better - to Dramatically improve overall data transfer speed system wide.
W2K & WXP show an improvement also.