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Old 04-15-07, 07:41 PM   #2
einstein_314
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Default Re: Asus A8V & SATA2 Drives - I'm confused.

Ok here's what you should do (I had an A8V deluxe a couple of years ago...). The sata drive should be attached to one of the Sata ports (NOT sata RAID). Then in the bios set operating mode to IDE mode. And OnChip SATA boot ROM should be disabled.

Try using the Seagate drive without the jumper. I know you're supposed to use it to put it into SATA I mode....but I know that you can attach any old SATA II drive to a SATA I port and it will work fine. Just not at SATA II speeds. It's worth a shot anyways.

So yeah, I'd make the changes in the bios, shut down the computer, attach drive, restart computer, go into bios to verify it is detected. It should work fine.
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