Dell server

Purchased 3 tb for poweredge 2900 perc 6i
Hgst drives .  Only picking up as 2 tb drives not 3 tb
fredleoneAsked:
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pjamConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Please see the following website on how to access more than 2TB by "Convert to GPT Disk":
https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2581408?wa=wsignin1.0
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AaronConnect With a Mentor Systems Administrator & DSTCommented:
The largest drives this server will support is 2TB. This is due to the controller and not the system itself.
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PowerEdgeTechConnect With a Mentor IT ConsultantCommented:
It is the controller that provides the support NOT the server. The PERC 6/i supports a maximum of 2TB drives. With an H700, the 2900 will take +2TB drives. (The H700 is not officially supported in a 2900, but many have reported it to work.)
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fredleoneAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

none issue now
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
I don't understand the comment, but it certainly isn't a solution or a reason to delete it. The answer was given by both Aaron and PowerEdgeTech.
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fredleoneAuthor Commented:
My appologies, thank you for your response
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