Motherboard wont recognise new 10000 rpm hdd Tags: Motherboards Hewlett Packard Hard Drives Last response: September 30, 2010 5:02 PM in Motherboards Share Barkvallas September 30, 2010 3:48:42 PM My HP Pavillion desktop won't recognise my new 300 gb WD raptor, I was told by the circus clowns at HP that my motherboard will not recognise a hdd that has a higher rpm than 5400, is there a way to get around this??? More about : motherboard wont recognise 10000 rpm hdd badge a b V Motherboard September 30, 2010 4:13:17 PM If plugging in the HD as a non bootable storage drive, go to Disk Management, format the drive and give the drive a drive letter. WD SATA instalation guide. http://www.wdc.com/en/library/sata/2779-001006.pdf EDIT list the system specs or HP model number. HP circus clowns are notorious for joking around when a formatting a hard drive request comes in. Barkvallas September 30, 2010 5:02:07 PM Thanks Badge, i wanted the WD drive as my main drive, not a storage drive... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Mobo wont recognise old HDD Forum SolvedNew computer won't recognise old HDD Forum Bios wont recognise new HDD Forum 7,200 or 10,000 rpm HDD for gaming Forum SolvedSSD uses AHCI, HDD uses IDE and the BIOS won't recognise either drive Forum FS: 300gb Western Digital Raptor 10,000rpm HDD. Barely used Forum SolvedNew motherboard with old HDD wont boot Forum HDD Configuration 10,000 RPM Forum SolvedMy motherboard has SATA 3 Gb/s ports. (SATA 2?) So it is OK to buy SATA 3 HDD? It is worth to buy SSD or 7200 rpm? Forum SolvedNew Motherboard won't recognize HDD's? Forum 10,000 RPM SATAII HDD's Forum Which is faster HDD: 7,200 RPM SATA II or 10,000 RPM SATA I? Forum Questions about setting up a 10,000 rpm SATA hdd Forum SolvedComputer won't recognise new R9280X video card. Forum How do I get my new Windows-7-PC to recognise my existing External BU HDD ? Forum SolvedBoot times related to new gpu and 5400 rpm hdd?i Forum New build - won't POST (I think?), starts up, fans work, motherboard powered fans work, HDD light works, but no video Forum New PC wont recognise R9 290? Forum Brand new Win 8 MSI GS70 doesn't recognise 1Tb HDD in Bios nor Disk Management Forum SSD uses AHCI, HDD uses IDE and the BIOS won't recognise either drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !