The latest Tech Tuesday Chat discussed the Advanced Format Hard Drives in new Latitude, OptiPlex, and Precision Systems Dell TechCenter’s Warren Byle hosted a well attended chat on the following helping customers find out what they need to know to be prepared for these new drives.

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