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ASUS M5A 78L-M LX motherboard cannot detect HD

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August 14, 2012 4:09:25 PM


I have just bought all the components for a new build, my mobo which is an ASUS M5A 78L-M LX picks up everything except my SATA III 500gb Seagate HD. My CD-ROM can be recognized in every SATA 3 slot. I have tried the HD in every slot with and without the CD-ROM. I have also tried different sata cables none of which got the mobo to recognize it. I then tried the HD in a different PC an it picked it up fine.
I have tried multiple different configs with the SATA slots through BIOS, still no luck. Without it being recognized I can't load up an OS, I would really appreciate any advice and help,

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August 14, 2012 6:06:28 PM

Get another motherboard.
I would recommend Intel or Gigabyte.