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Motherboard not recognizing solid state as SATA

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July 22, 2011 11:05:57 PM

Hi evreyone,
My ASUS p6x58d premium is not recognizing my two intel solid state drives as sata it only sees them as pata. If you could please help.
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July 23, 2011 9:19:40 AM

What do you mean?

What is the difference between recognising them as SATA and PATA?

I had no problem connecting a Vertex 2 to a P6X58D Premium.
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July 23, 2011 11:44:04 AM

Likewise. I have the same mobo range (P6X58D-E) and it just picks them up as SATA in the BIOS and in Windows, it sees it as a removable drive for some reason... even though it is set as a bootable drive from which it is booting from! I personally am using the 120GB OCZ SSD.

have you tried updating your BIOS, to be on the safe side?

perhaps you need to do some configuration in the BIOS - setting the mode to be from IDE to SATA/AHCI ?
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July 23, 2011 12:47:09 PM

well my to solid states are going to be raided so they need to be sata
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August 1, 2011 5:34:10 PM

the problem just turned out to be that only 3.0 sata culd be raided not 6.0
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