Anyone have experience with large capacity drives? (>2.19 TB)

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    Anyone have experience with large capacity drives? (>2.19 TB)

    I bought a WD Caviar Green 3TB (SATA) drive recently. It came with a host bus adapter card (since it's a hi-cap drive). No matter what I do, I can only get Win 7 to show 746 GB of the 3TB. I was told to use the HBA card instead of the onboard SATA controller, done, told to convert the drive from MBR-based to GPT-based (GUID partition table), done.

    The machine is new (made in Nov.) Win 7 32-bit. Is there anything I can try to get it to display the full capacity? The WD website says that a 32-bit machine with Win 7 should support large drives.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Nevermind, I'm a moron.

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    C'mon - spill the beans on what the solution is, just in case someone else has the same issue.
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    In the midst of the rat's nest of cables inside this PC, I switched SATA cables...embarassing.

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