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Okay let me tell you the little story first.... I have an Asus G75 laptop and I have had it almost a year. The day I bought it I ordered 2 SSD drives from newegg cause I knew it had a 1 TB hard drive in it, and it could be set up in raid if it had 2 drives in it. I put the 2 SSDs in it and it has worked flawlessly for almost a year. The other day I had the speakers blow out and I knew I was going to bring it in to have the speakers replaced, so I took the 1 TB drive that has been sitting in my desk drawer for almost a year back in it and set up in the bios to not do raid anymore, okay that worked just fine. Now the 2 SSDs that are sitting here, when I go to put them back in the laptop, there is slot L and slot R for right and left. I know the motherboard sees it as sata0 and sata1 or something similar. Now here's the question - When I put the drives back in slot L and slot R if I put them back in the wrong order will that mess up anything or will it just work and any order?
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It will boot just fine. The information is written onto the hard drives, it doesn't have anything to do with the SATA ports. The SATA controller couldn't care less.
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post #3 of 5
If it doesn't work one way, just swap them around.

You've got a 50% chance you get it right, and even a possibility that it doesn't even matter.

If you're asking if anything will break if you put them in the other way - then no.
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So the sata controller will just see both drives and doesn't care which way they are installed? cool thanks for the reply.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_RAID_levels

I just thought it was something good to post.
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