Solved quick question about sata ports Tags: Homebuilt Storage DVD Drives Hard Drives SATA Connection Components Port Last response: January 27, 2014 1:37 PM in Components Share majin buu January 27, 2014 8:38:28 AM hello my first build just wondering is it best to connect: 1] HDD to intel sata port 0 2] DVD drive to marvell sata port my MB layout: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-r... More about : quick question sata ports Best solution RealBeast a b B Homebuilt system a c 322 G Storage January 27, 2014 9:18:03 AM HDD to 0, optical drive to another Intel port. Disable Marvell in bios for faster boot unless you run out of ports. Share Wolfshadw a b B Homebuilt system a b G Storage January 27, 2014 9:18:35 AM Since you're not using any type of RAID setup, I do not believe it matters how your drives are connected. -Wolf sends m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer majin buu January 27, 2014 1:37:17 PM thanks for the help guys i decided to put hdd = 0 dvd drive = 3 easier to fit in when video card installed later when i purchase a ssd ill put that in 1 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedQuick question bout sata ports on MB. Forum quick question about broken usb ports??? Forum SolvedQuestion about SATA ports on GigaByte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3. NEED HELP!! Forum SolvedQuick question about HD SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s Forum SolvedQuick Question about SATA 3.0 and 2.0 Forum Questions about sata ports on mb's Forum Question about Asrock 970 extreme 3 sata ports? Forum SolvedQuestions about hooking up drives to which sata ports Forum SolvedFRONT and BACK audio ports quick question... Forum SolvedQuick and short question about Phobya 3-Pin Splitter Forum SolvedQuick question about OC Genie Forum Solvedquick question about temps (AMD) Forum SolvedQuick question about upgrading an AMD CPU Forum About Sata express ports and pci express Forum SolvedA quick question about the MSI GTX 780 Twin Frozr OC. Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC...quick question about windows 7 and reinstall. Forum SolvedQuick Question about Memory Express Heatsink Mounting (Calgary) Forum SolvedQuestion on ASUS SATA Ports Forum SolvedJust a quick question about Vista Forum SolvedJust a quick question about Steam! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !