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SSD Installation Problem

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January 22, 2012 2:18:56 AM

I'm trying to install a Crucial 128GB SSD on a Z68XP-UD3 but I'm having problems.

When I boot up my computer after installing, it got stuck at the BIOS screen, if I try to enter the boot menu or bios config or etc, the computer crashes. I thought I needed a new motherboard. I even tried reseting the CMOS.

Right before I bought a new motherboard, on a hunch, I pulled out the cable connecting the SSD to the motherboard, and try booting again. I get some checksum error message and then the computer boots properly.

Any ideas on what the problem is?

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a b G Storage
January 22, 2012 2:37:08 AM

Try plugging your SSD into one of the motherboards SATA II ports and see what happens. Your SATA III controller may have issues.
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February 1, 2012 12:57:53 AM

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a b V Motherboard
February 1, 2012 12:34:22 PM

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