Yes, it is set for Auto-detect. Before this problem, it worked perfectly fine with this motherboard, so I don't think an update of BIOS is the solution.
What worked perfectly fine? Seeing that your have few options, flashing the BIOS will notch out a varible that is needed to troubleshoot you disk coruption.
When you put the drive into another system can you boot from that drive? Or are you only slaving the disk?