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I have just finished building my sig rig it has a Vertex 3 as a boot drive + games and another 250GB HDD for storage but it doesnt show in 'Computer' whats the problem?
    
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You have to do a couple of tests to know for sure. First make sure the cables are ok - power and SATA cable, use replacements if not sure. Then try changing the motherboard SATA port. Lastly try the HDD on a known good rig to make sure it actually works.
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post #3 of 8
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Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post
You have to do a couple of tests to know for sure. First make sure the cables are ok - power and SATA cable, use replacements if not sure. Then try changing the motherboard SATA port. Lastly try the HDD on a known good rig to make sure it actually works.
after that, verify drivers are up to date if hdd is in good working order
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Done those things, when it boots it says OCZ vertex blah blah and WD 250GB blah blah
    
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Also it shows in device manager
    
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does it show in 'disk management' and is it enabled?
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post #7 of 8
Check Control Panel > Admin Tools > Computer Management, under the Disk management section. Windows is sometimes derp and wont recognize a disk automatically
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Sorted it now thanks for your help all
    
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