SSD Causes BIOS crash

I just finished building my PC, finally got it turned on and into the BIOS...only to have the screen mess up ( a bunch of multicolored bars on the top half of the screen). If I disconnect the SSD, everything works fine. The SSD is definitely freezing the BIOS somehow!!!

I am using a gigabyte GA-p67A-UD4-B3 mobo
SSD in question is samsung 128gb,or.r_gc.r_pw.&biw=1440&bih=778&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=9875765387459442968&sa=X&ei=MqUOTr33OsuqsALUm9WYCg&ved=0CFwQ8wIwAA

I'm trying to get into my BIOS so I can setup the SSD so that I can install windows 7 on it...

Think the SSD is broken or what?
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  1. It seems quite unlikely that the SSD could be interfering with the display from the BIOS.

    What are you using for the display? I'm assuming it's a video card, because P67 doesn't not support on-board video.

    You could try attaching the SSD to different SATA ports - maybe the SATA controller is causing problems?
  2. Try doing a CMOS reset.
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