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I have installed two Seagate ST2000DL003 2 TB drives but only one is recognized, only one is shown in the BIOS and in the Control Panel in Windows.

I have a total of 4 HDDs and 1 SSD now(as listed in the signature) and only a total of 4 drives is listed in the BIOS. I just checked the SATA and power connections from the drives to the mainboard resp. the PSU, everything appears to be plugged in correctly.

What could be the issue here?

Thanks.
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Did you format both drives?
    
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Did you format both drives?
I guess I could format the one that is showing but how can I format the one that isn't showing?
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Sounds DOA if it isnt found in the bios... RMA time
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Sounds DOA if it isnt found in the bios... RMA time
Damn hassle, I hate RMAs. Now I have to wait at least another week until I can build the RAID.
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I guess I could format the one that is showing but how can I format the one that isn't showing?
Check Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management to see if it shows up.

If not then you can either return it or RMA.
    
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Check Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management to see if it shows up.

If not then you can either return it or RMA.
Thanks, I went there. I don't have the english Win 7 version installed and my English is dilettantish at best, so I wrote just Control Panel.
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Thanks guys.

It was my own fault. One of the SATA cables was not plugged in right.
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