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In middle of build jmicron question

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April 13, 2010 6:17:05 AM

just installing Asus p7p55d pro mobo, and need to know what jmicron sata slot is for. I am installing 2 hdd's sata 1 will have windows, 1 for storage. Also have 1 dvd+/- rom. do i hook up to sata 1,2,3, or do i hook up primary to jmicron, and other hdd to sata 1, and dvd to sata 2? Or do i hook up boot hdd to sata 1, backup hdd to sata 2, and dvd to sata 3? please help in middle of build.

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April 13, 2010 9:03:20 AM

Jmicron is your onboard RAID Controller. You don't need to hook anything up to those slots, if not doing a RAID. Hook up your boot drive to the first SATA slot, than your other hdd's, followed by DVD drives and eSATA connections on SATA_1 through SATA_???.