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DS3: single sata drive, which port?
Mar 15, 2007, 2:32 AM
I only have ove one drive now, which sata port should it be connected to?
One of the 4 ports controlled by the ICH8 or the Gigabyte sataII connector??
I will be getting another (primary) HD in 2 days. Which controller should I be using for the two...no raid.
Apr 19, 2007
single sata drive port
Mar 15, 2007, 6:06 PM
any ports, although it is usual to use connectors in rising numerical order. When you install 2 x SATA drives, just don't enable RAID in BIOS.
Mar 15, 2007, 6:29 PM
I started with the purple Gigabyte SATA port, but my HDD showed up as a removable USB drive in WinXP.
So, I switched to one of the non-Gigabyte SATA ports and things work fine.
Sata 1 and 2 port cant detect my sata drive.. BUT SATA A can!
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Mar 15, 2007, 11:34 PM
I just installed my 2nd sata drive and both are in the ICH8 controller. I just don't have alot of trust in the JMicron controller unless your using raid, then your forced.
Apr 6, 2007, 5:51 AM
billy can help me here
Apr 9, 2007, 8:34 AM
I had a really good read on this, very detail, and very useful information.
Apr 19, 2007, 4:31 PM
Im using the jmicron controller for raid and 1 ich8 for a single drive. Both works great. Jraid is blazing fast.
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