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Register now! Is a RAID enabled in the BIOS? thanks hafengr Edit Reply Quote & Reply A7N8X-E Deluxe User. The time now is 18:31 PM. navigate here

thanks hafengrThe RAID controller on this motherboard is very outdated, and doesn't support SATAII. All rights reserved. I noticed that during the BIOS screen before the windows XP CD was even read the new SATA drive showed up. I had to do 2 things to get my SATA drives recognized by Windows: 1-Enable SATA on the mobo: If your system isn't recognizing SATA drives, it may be a jumper http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/asus-a7n8x-doesnt-recognize-1t-sata-drive.110676/

I downloaded the latest motherboard bios update and flash utility from the Asus support site, the latest sata bios update from the Silicon Image support site, and the cbrom v2.15 merge You may have the same issue, so to avoid any questions, before you start your build, create a diskette loading the drives of the controller. Just wanted to put in my 2 cents. All rights reserved. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center

Quote #5 Fri Feb 16, 2007 4:00 pm Assuming the SATA drive is detected by the Silicon Image BIOS (after POST screen) you'll need a floppy disk with the SIL3112A drivers Dylan Thomas Jan 23, 2004, 01:27am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: ASUS A7N8X single SATA HDD as boot dev'. I am clueless when it comes to RAID and need some advise. I just got a 500gig that didn't recognize like it usually did (in my computer).

Edit Reply Quote & Reply There are 10 kinds of people in the World...Those who understand binary, and those who dont! Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives SATA Boot Windows XP Storage Related Resources A7N8X Deluxe, 1007 Bios-SATA Drive Installation, Need LOTS.. I guess the 320 hard drive having the OS will be considered as primary master by default, and the other 1 TB will be automatically taken as slave.4. https://technutopia.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6923 Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Forum Forum Home New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Advanced Search Forum Hardware Support Hardware Asus A7n8X Deluxe and SATA as Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I am clueless when it comes to RAID and need some advise. Single SATA drives currently offer no real world advantage over their IDE counterparts except better case airflow due to the thinner SATA cables.

i used the 10022 drivers. https://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?id=20090713173008406&board_id=1&model=A7N8X-E+Deluxe&SLanguage=en-us&page=1 Yet if only the sata one is plugged in it will boot to windows. Not sure though. Even though it will only be seen as a SATA-I drive by the Silicon Image controller, at least it will be current technology that you can make use of at a

For example by adding a SATA PCI card to my mobo. check over here Not had much experience with SATA or Raid configs but this seems like a Viable soloution. I am getting mixed answers. I do currently have a problem with my main data IDE H/D dissapearing in the O/S - even while programs are using it - not all the time - but at

marshahuJul 15, 2006, 7:25 AM Wicked - I'll place the order for the SATA drive then! CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). I would check the connections first. http://windowsrefund.org/asus-a7n8x/asus-a7n8x-deluxe-winxp-sata-problems.php Edit Reply Quote & Reply Greg Member Posts : 11 Level : Tech Points : 0 From: United States Posted:7/28/2010 9:24:00 AM # 5 I am also interested in setting up

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,736 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:12:31 PM Posted 24 That's all I got - jumper setting and SATA driver. In case of having 2 sata hard drives, Will there be any issues in identifying which hard drive is master and slave.

As of now, the latest SATA driver listed is

Stonie VIP Member Posts : 342 Level : Tech Points : 309 From: United States Posted:7/29/2010 3:03:00 AM # 6 Quote:Author: GregPosted: 7/28/2010 9:24:00 AMI am also interested in setting up So the solution I am after is how do I make the system boot from the sata drive whilst still having my old IDE drives running. but really, I think many people so that far too often. Also sil image drivers are on your ASUS CD.

I'm planning to remove/replace the Sata optical Drive and connect the new 1 TB WD Sata Hard Drive to "SATA Raid 2" port. Aug 18, 2008 #3 jhm01 TS Rookie Resolved Asus A7N8X Deluxe with 1TB SATA drive causes hang during boot I had the exact same symptom - booting would hang trying to In BIOS I could not even find a single Option that says "SATA" and can't even find a world SATA in my BIOS even after updating the BIOS.I see only this http://windowsrefund.org/asus-a7n8x/asus-a7n8x-upgrades.php It should be under Disk Drives (obviously).

Don't press Ctrl+S or F4 unless you truly intend to create a RAID array. 2-Install SATA drivers. It took me a while to set it up. Thanks for any assistance! Join the community here.

How do I make it work?ok guys read this becouse it is IMPORTAND I also had problems installing SATA and IDE ...bla bla... , and I`m PRETTY SURE that SATA uses Ask a question and give support. This motherboard uses an nForce2 chipset. Seeing that my MB has 2 SATAís, I went out and bought one 120G HD; but I canít get it to work, as at the boot sequence the drive is recognised

When I go into the BIOS it won't detect it the new drive. Plus you have a backup for free Of course if you had other reasons for doing a reinstall... www.mightymo.net Reply With Quote January 14th, 2005,02:38 AM #4 Nate89 View Profile View Forum Posts Silver Member Join Date Oct 2004 Location Ohio Posts 331 if that doesnt work another option It would be SCSI right?

I remember selecting SCSI, then trying to install XP and it still did not recognize the drive. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts Asus a7n8x doesn't recognize 1T satadrive? Copy the driver files to a floppy disk. IDE is outdated and you may not be able to move it to your next motherboard.

The years just pass like trains. I have to return the two I purchased since I was told this.

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