certain SATA ports may need a device driver,
e.g. Intel's I/O controller hub needs a device driver
for AHCI and RAID modes.
And, if you are installing your OS to one of those ports,
you need to pre-load the correct device driver during the
installation task e.g. by using F6 during Windows Setup.
RTFM (Read The Fine Manual -- not always "F"ine however