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Xfx 8200 cant get sata ports 5 and 6 to work do i need to use raid ?

  • Motherboards
  • SATA
  • NAS / RAID
Last response: in Motherboards
February 17, 2010 9:45:24 AM

so im setting up a system with a bunch of sata drives and i cant get a 5 th or 6 th sata port to read a device , the ports are white instead of black like the first 4 sata ports, im wondering what the trick is , raid ? or a bios setting ? separate sata controller driver ? anyone know

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February 17, 2010 10:59:11 AM

Those ports are only active when you turn on RAID mode.. They are off in SATA mode.
February 17, 2010 10:57:38 PM

ok thanks for the answer couldn't find that in the documentation anywhere . not the answer i was looking for but i will just have to go other ways to get more hard drives in there