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Okay, my new evga 8800GTS g92 just came. When installing, I noticed that my SATA cord was in the way.. I am wondering if I can place it in SATA 3 which is out of the way of the card. I know that is meant for data discs, but can it be used for the primary?
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post #2 of 8
You mean plug your HDD into SATA 3 right? If so, yes.
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And it will boot up the OS right away? or do I need to change something in the BIOS or boot menu?
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post #4 of 8
nope, i had to do the same thing.
Shouldn't matter.
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post #5 of 8
you can place it in any slot you want to and have no problems. its when your running raid you have to be careful what slot you put it into.
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post #6 of 8
A SATA cord with a 90° head would not help you utilize that SATA port? (so it's not wasted)
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post #7 of 8
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That one is being used in a more crucial rig. Okay, it booted, but I get prompted now at Post that there is no master IDE hard disc detected and I have to hit F1 to continue to the windows splash screen. Anyway around this?
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post #8 of 8
Get yourself another one of the SATA cords with a 90° head.....SATA cords are inexpensive.
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