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P5nsli - Nforce 570 with Kingston V+ ssd - no joy

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June 24, 2010 1:52:51 AM

Hello,
Anyone have any ideas how to get my p5nsli to talk to the Kingston SNVP325 sdd I bought? Spent a couple hours on phone with tech support - not sure they know any more than I do. Best I've gotten is it to recognize my 64g drive as an 8m one. I run XP pro
June 24, 2010 2:46:41 AM

You may have to contact Asus, via email, and ask them does the chipset or bios for that board support SS drives.
Good Luck
June 24, 2010 3:57:53 AM

Frankly, if nobody here can point me to drivers, or a work around I'm thinking about adding a PCI-e SATA controller card if that'll solve the problem.

Though part of the problem is I want to use this as a boot drive, and I'm not sure if that's possible unless I turn off the MB controllers, so I'll probably need a card that can handle 4 drives.

Nobody local seems to sell them, but I can get one on ebay for roughly $35.
June 29, 2010 2:18:39 AM

After researching appropriate sata cards, I decided it would make more sense to upgrade the MB to a P5Q Pro Turbo. Besides handling the SSD, it'll give me a faster pci-e connection to my video card.
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