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Gigabyte 78lmt-usb3 will not boot if I plug anything in any one of the SATA 0-3 ports

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I have a Gigabyte 78lmt-usb3 and my computer will not boot if I plug anything in any one of the SATA 0-3 ports. It doesn't matter if it's a optical drive, HDD, or SSD, the computer just wont boot. The fans and lights turn on but nothing will appear on my screen and there won't be a start up beep from the motherboard speaker. Once I unplug the cable, the computer boots normally. The two separate SATA ports (4-5) work normally.

What's happening? Is this a hardware problem or is it from a corrupt BIOS (I'm using the stock BIOS from factory and that's the only one available).

    
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My guess is that it's a faulty motherboard, so try to RMA it.
    
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My guess is that it's a faulty motherboard, so try to RMA it.

Darn, I am hoping that isn't the case. 


Does anyone have any other ideas of what the issue might be? I'm going to flash the BIOS, hoping the stock one messed up somehow.

    
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